Judge Reverses Decision on Sex Assault Case That Would Have Eviscerated Rape Shield Law -The New Law, Which Was Approved by Voters With a Constitutional Amendment in 2004, Protects Victims’ Privacy, Law Enforcement Says

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Circuit Court Judge Richard Wayne Pollack this week reversed his Jan. 11, 2005, decision, which the state attorney general said could have “eviscerated” a constitutional amendment passed with overwhelming public support in the 2004 election.

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Originally Pollack ruled the private, non-profit Sex Abuse Treatment Center must turn over private counseling records of a minor, who allegedly was sexually assaulted five times — four times when she was just 7 years old and again seven years later. He said he

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