Panel: No Error In Detective’s Testimony On Sexual Assault Investigation Experience
(July 1, 2016, 1:52 PM EDT) -- WAUKESHA, Wis. — A trial judge did not err in admitting opinion evidence from a detective regarding his experience investigating sexual assault cases, nor did the judge err in excluding evidence of a victim’s prior sexual assault, a Wisconsin appeals panel ruled June 29 (State of Wisconsin v. Zeferino A. Martinez, No. 2015AP1458-CR, Wis. App., Dist. 2; 2016 Wisc. App. LEXIS 396).
(Opinion available. Document #30-160708-015Z.)
Zeferino Martinez appealed from a judgment convicting him of incest with a child and sexual assault of a child under...