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No Continuance to Raise Money for Private Counsel (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirmed defendant’s jury trial convictions for attempted rape, abduction with intent to defile, and misdemeanor assault and battery; defendant failed to show prejudice or surprise warranting a second continuance and the record evidence was sufficient to prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. Defendant met victim at a bar where she ...