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Failure to sever charges was harmless error (access required)

In a single bench trial of two separate assaults, the circuit court judge’s failure to sever the charges was harmless error under the facts of this case. Facts Appellant Cousett was charged with raping T.H. in her apartment, and assaulting I.P. in her home. In the incident involving I.P., Cousett was also charged with burglary with intent ...