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Rape by Mental Incapacity (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirms a bench trial conviction for rape by mental incapacity but reverses and remands a conviction for forcible sodomy; victim corroborated defendant’s rape confession and expert testimony established her mental incapacity, but the evidence was insufficient ...

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Victim Medical Record Summaries Admissible (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirms defendant’s jury trial convictions for felony malicious and aggravated malicious wounding of two victims: defendant did not properly preserve his objections to victim medical record summaries, their content was admissible under the business records exception ...

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75-Minute Detention Reasonable, Court Says (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirms defendant’s bench trial convictions for armed robbery and breaking and entering a restaurant while wearing a mask; reasonable suspicion supported defendant’s 75-minute detention allowing the arresting officers to gather sufficient evidence for probable cause to ...

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