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Sentencing challenge not raised in trial court (access required)

Where appellant did not argue in the trial court that a statute barred the admission of certain testimony during the sentencing phase of his trial, his appeal, based on his statutory argument, is procedurally defaulted under Rule 5:25. At sentencing A jury convicted appellant Jones of multiple crimes arising from his sexual assault of D.R. The commonwealth ...