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APPEALS - Grounds - Bias

Monday, January 08, 2018 @ 11:34 AM  

Appeal by the accused from conviction for sexual assault. At the time of the incident, the appellant was 20 years of age and the complainant was 18 years old. The appellant and complainant initially met at a bar. After some flirtatious texting back and forth, they met in person again, this time at the appellant’s apartment. They engaged in intimate relations and ultimately had sexual intercourse. The only issue at trial was whether the sexual intercourse between the appellant and the complainant was consensual. The complainant...