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Complex Issues in Rape, Indecent Assault and Battery, and Other Sex Crime Trials

Friday, October 17, 2014 | 9:00am - 3:30pm UTC


Hon. Linda E. Giles (Chair)
Associate Justice, Superior Court

Hon. Kathe M. Tuttman
Regional Administrative Justice (Criminal), Middlesex Superior Court

Marguerite T. Grant
Assistant District Attorney
Norfolk District Attorney’s Office

Kate B. MacDougall, Esq.
Chief, Family Crimes and Sexual Assault Unit
Essex District Attorney’s Office

Michael P. Doolin, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Dorchester, MA

Larry R. Tipton, Esq.
CPCS – Norfolk County Superior Court Office

This full-day educational program for both new and experienced judges will explore complex issues that arise during sexual assault trials, such as:

  • Discovery Issues, including Dwyer-Lampron matters
  • Motions in Limine, including Joinder/Severace, Rape Shield Law, etc.
  • Trial Issues involving:
    • Witnesses
    • Impanelment
    • Evidentiary Matters, including First Complaint, Prior Bad Acts, etc.
  • Jury Instructions
  • Sentencing

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how to best handle these important topics from the experienced judges and attorneys on the program faculty.


Friday, October 17, 2014
9:00am - 3:30pm UTC
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