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Character Evidence Admissible in Abuse Case (access required)

A man charged with molesting two pre-teen girls visiting his daughter for a sleepover should have been allowed to present evidence of good character in the form of two witnesses testifying about defendant’s reputation in the community for being a good caretaker of children and for not being sexually assaultive or abusive towards them; the ...