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Tag Archives: Child Victim

Criminal Law: Confrontation Clause-Child Victim-Out-of-Court Statements

Where a defendant challenged his conviction for sodomy in the first degree with a victim under 12 years old, claiming the evidence violated Section 491.075 and the Sixth Amendment right to confront accusers, the trial court did not err in ...

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Criminal Law: Child Victim-Non-Traditional Oath-Child Witness Protection Act

  Where a defendant, who was convicted of the first-degree rape of an 11-year-old child, argued that the trial court erred by failing to make a written finding that the victim was a child before administering a non-traditional oath under ...

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Criminal Law: Expert Witness- Particularized Testimony- Child Victim

Where the defendant in a child-molestation case argued that the trial court abused its discretion by admitting particularized testimony, the issue was preserved for appeal, and the judgment is reversed and remanded because the testimony concerned the child victim’s ability ...

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