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Another Great Merger Opinion from the Appellate Courts

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by: Ryan Scott • December 5, 2016 • no comments

Last week, the Court of Appeals remanded for merger of three counts of sexual abuse involving three different body parts (two belong to the victim, one the defendant.) The case is State v. Nelson.

Over the past eight years or so, the defense bar has won a tremendous number of merger arguments. This is one of the last big ones. A few more can be found here.