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Inadequate Proffer Defeats Appeal (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirms father’s jury trial convictions for sex crimes against his minor daughter; the trial court properly refused to allow victim’s aunt to testify as an impeachment witness:  she heard victim testify and defendant failed to make an adequate proffer identifying the relevant community. At age 14 or 15, victim reported that her ...