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Some Questions Allowed on Prior Sexual Conduct (access required)

At defendant’s trial for rape and assault and battery, the trial court allowed defendant sufficient latitude to question the victim, his former girlfriend, about her relationships with other men during the time she was with defendant, in order to rebut the commonwealth’s theory that defendant’s assault was motivated by jealousy; the Court of Appeals affirms ...