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Evidence – Minor Rape Victim – Out-Of-Court Complaint (access required)

Although the alleged child victim of rape did not testify in court, her out-of-court complaint nevertheless is admissible in court because the complaint corroborates, not the testimony of the victim, but the occurrence of the crime. The five-year old victim's grandmother testified that the child had told the grandmother that defendant "pulled her underwear off, took ...

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