Doctor’s testimony not required in certain rape cases, Md. high court rules

Prosecutors need not present expert medical testimony on an alleged victim’s mental capacity to gain the conviction of a person charged with raping someone incapable of giving consent to sexual intercourse, Maryland’s top court has ruled. However, sufficient non-medical evidence or testimony must be introduced at trial to convince a jury beyond a reasonable doubt …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2017/07/13/doctors-testimony-not-required-in-certain-rape-cases-md-high-court-rules/

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