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Jurors could be impartial despite family history of abuse (access required)

Where a defendant was charged with, among other things, sexual battery, the trial court was not required to strike jurors whose family members had experienced sexual abuse because there was no indication that the jurors could not remain impartial, and the defendant’s psychologist was properly precluded from testifying that the defendant did not fit the ...