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Mental Health Exam Could Loosen Restrictions for Hinckley – The San Francisco Chronicle

The man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan will soon undergo a new round of psychological tests before a court decides if he can live under fewer restrictions in a gated community in Virginia.

John Hinckley Jr. left a Washington mental hospital for good nearly two years ago to live with his mother in Williamsburg. A judge imposed a long list of conditions, including rules that dictate the frequency of Hinckley’s doctors’ appointments, his internet use and how far he can travel alone.

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