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EVIDENCE - Methods of proof - Circumstantial evidence - Similar fact evidence

Friday, November 03, 2017 @ 8:36 AM  

Appeal by the accused, Doodnaught, from a conviction for 21 counts of sexual assault. The accused was a senior anesthesiologist who worked at a large general hospital. In the course of investigation of a single complaint, several female patients came forward with complaints of sexual misconduct by the accused while they were under conscious sedation after the accused administered a spinal anesthetic. The alleged sexual contact included kissing, touching and fondling patients' breasts, placement of the accused's penis in patients' hands and inserting his penis into...