May a Sex Crime Defendant Introduce Evidence of an Alleged Victims’s Past Sexual History?

In many molestation cases, the alleged victim has a lengthy sexual history and thus, her credibility is an issue.  Similarly, she herself may have fabricated a false claim earlier and the suspect in that case may have been sentenced to prison.  She may see doing the same thing a fitting way to “get even.”  Indeed, there is a well-known saying to beware of the fury of a woman scorned.  Yet can a defendant bring this up in a second case with the same claim?  To read about his issue, click on the following link.

http://www.greghillassociates.com/court-may-exclude-molestation-victim-s-sexual-history.html

 

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