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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 ...

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‘Yes means yes’ sexual assault bill dies; campus officials and activists debate next step

ANNAPOLIS — A bill that would require Maryland institutions of higher education to revamp their sexual assault policies will not receive a vote this year, setting up a debate between university officials and activists about how to address the problem ...

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