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Tag Archives: Child Sex Abuse

Criminal Law: Child Sex Abuse-Exclusion of Evidence-Prior Offender

Where a defendant, who was convicted of charges arising from his alleged sexual abuse of his girlfriend’s child, challenged the exclusion of evidence that the victim’s father was physically abusive to the child, the defendant failed to prove that the ...

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Criminal Law: Child Sex Abuse-Prior Misconduct-Victim’s PTSD Testimony

Where a defendant convicted in a child sexual-abuse case challenged the admission of prior sexual-misconduct evidence, the district court did not abuse its discretion in allowing two witnesses to establish a pattern of behavior, and the defendant had the opportunity ...

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