California, United States of America
The following excerpt is from People v. Verkade, D064499 (Cal. App. 2015):
22. As a general rule, we review the denial of a motion for pretrial discovery of psychiatric records for an abuse of discretion. (Lemelle v. Superior Court (1978) 77 Cal.App.3d 148, 154-155, 156 [psychiatric and psychological records of third-party police officers].)
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