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SC Supreme Court decision affects he said, she said sex crime cases

Securing convictions in certain he said, she said sex crime prosecutions is going to be more of a challenge in the wake of a case that split the South Carolina Supreme Court and overruled long-standing precedent. The court’s majority held in State v. Stukes that an optional jury instruction given under a state law that said ...

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