Panel: No Error In Allowing Sexual Assault Examiner From Testifying On Strangulation
(November 20, 2015, 1:42 PM EST) -- PHOENIX — A trial judge did not err in allowing a forensic sexual assault nurse examiner who examined victims following sexual assaults to testify “that strangulation interferes with a person’s ability to remember certain things that occur during traumatic situations, but that memory may return over time,” an Arizona appeals panel affirmed Nov. 17 (State of Arizona v. Gregory Harry Woody, Jr., No. 1 CA-CR 14-0851, Ariz. App., Div. 1; 2015 Ariz. App. Unpub. LEXIS 1389).