No Error In Allowing Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner To Testify, Appeals Panel Affirms

(May 20, 2016, 10:22 AM EDT) -- LINCOLN, Neb. — A trial judge did not err in allowing an expert opinion from a sexual assault nurse examiner regarding a victim’s alleged bruises into evidence at trial, a Nebraska appeals panel ruled May 17, upholding a conviction of first-degree sexual assault (State of Nebraska v. Dwan D. Harden, No. A-15-536, Neb. App.; 2016 Neb. App. LEXIS 99).

(Opinion available. Document #30-160610-010Z.)

On May 9, 2014, the State of Nebraska alleged that Dwan D. Harden and M.P. began communicating on a social media website. According...
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