CASE LAW UPDATE: Whether admission of vouching testimony of mother of victim, even if error, was not prejudicial?
Defendant was convicted of 1st degree criminal sexual conduct. At trial, the victim’s mother testified and vouched for her daughter. Defendant appealed. The Minnesota Court of Appeals held that even if the mother’s testimony was admitted in error, defendant failed to meet his burden in showing that he was prejudiced. Affirmed.
State v. Jack, A20-1188, Hennepin County.
Minneapolis Criminal Defense Lawyer was not attorney of record in this case.