State Of Maine v. J.R.: Gross Sexual Assault

by ouihot-admin on January 5, 2016

Defense Attorney:

John Scott Webb

Offense:

4 Counts Gross Sexual Assault (Class “A” Felony)
1 Count Unlawful Sexual Contact (Class “B” Felony)

Maximum Sentence:

170 Years in Prison

Issues:

Lack of Credibility of Government’s Witnesses

Synopsis:

Family member of J.R. complained to a friend that J.R. had been touching and sexually assaulting her for several years. Prosecutors tried to prove that letters J.R. had written to his wife in an attempt to reconcile their divorce were a confession to the conduct. After Defense’s cross examination of victim, mother and friends, a jury determined that client was not guilty on all five counts.

Verdict:

Not Guilty

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Disclaimer: This article is intended to provide general, not specific, information about Maine law. The publication of this article does not constitute an attorney-client relationship between the author(s) and the reader(s).

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