"Lawyers for Hans Reiser claim the Linux developer convicted of
murdering his wife may be 'mentally incompetent,' an argument that,
if successful, could send Reiser to a mental institution instead of
"In a court filing Tuesday, defense attorney William DuBois
wrote Alameda County Superior Court Judge Larry Goodman 'that in my
carefully considered opinion, defendant Hans Reiser may be mentally
incompetent as a result of a mental disorder or developmental
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