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April 9, 2014 South CArolina Court of Appeals published opinion

State v Portillo Portillo was convicted of sexual abuse of his niece. He challenged the trial court qualification of an expert on forensic interviewing. The panel affirmed. It held the trial court did error in qualifying the expert as the … Continue reading

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March 28, 2012 South CArolina Court of Appeals published opinions

State v McKerley Defendant was charged with molesting his seven year old daughter. The state put a forensic investigator on the stand who related what she looked for to determine if the child is telling the truth. Defendant was convicted … Continue reading

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