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Criminal Practice – Evidence – Expert Testimony – Child Sexual Abuse – Physical Evidence (access required)

State v. Chandler. Contrary to the superior court's ruling, there has been no significant change in the law regarding admissibility of expert testimony in child sexual abuse cases since the time of defendant's trial and appeal. Defendant is not entitled to the relief he sought pursuant to the retroactivity rule of G.S. § 15A-1415(b)(7). Reversed.

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