The three bills address lewd conduct, the statute of limitations, and a “bill of rights” for people who have been sexually assaulted.
On Valentine’s Day, Jacob Burnham picked the girl up from school before driving to the Canadian border.
Rusty Brooks contends that there were errors or omissions during his three-day jury trial in 2011 that may have affected the outcome.
BENNINGTON — A local man sentenced to a lengthy prison term after being convicted of two counts of aggravated sexual assault on a 12-year-old girl is seeking to have his conviction and sentence vacated in a suit brought in Superior Court Civil Division. Rusty Brooks is contending in a petition for post-conviction relief that there […]
At age 70, Rein Kolts faces what the judge said was tantamount to a life sentence for sexually assaulting a child. “He has nothing to lose” by skipping bail, the prosecuting attorney argued.
If McAllister is allowed to withdraw his plea, he will once again face the more serious charge of sexual assault, which carries a possible life sentence.
Channel 5 also says the ex-state senator talked about possibly firing his legal team. He pleaded no contest to three charges Tuesday, just before his second sexual assault trial.
The defense will challenge the credibility of his accuser, according to court filings, as his attorneys did in an earlier trial that ended with those charges dropped.
When a college acquaintance told the dean that she was raped by my friends, I didn’t believe her.
A former high school para-educator and current Corrections Department teacher denied claims that he raped a 19-year-old woman.
Even if the court agrees the suit against the Bellows Falls congregation and Watchtower should be dismissed, the suit against congregation member Norton True could still go forward.
ST. ALBANS — The second of two sexual assault trials for state Sen. Norm McAllister, which was set to begin next week, is being rescheduled for December, the Franklin County Superior Court clerk’s office confirmed. The state dropped rape and sexual misconduct charges in the first trial in June after the accuser in that case […]
The state senator’s trial on a second set of sexual misconduct charges is scheduled for three days starting Aug. 10. His first trial ended with the charges being dropped.
She said she fears that state Sen. Norm McAllister’s trial on sexual assault charges has had a chilling effect on potential witnesses in other cases.