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Crimes Targeting Different Victims are Never Incidental

A single criminal case may include different victims, multiple victims, and/or multiple offenses. This can complicate the analysis of double jeopardy questions and due process when attempting to distinguish which convictions should merge and which are separate offenses. For example, Tennessee courts in recent years have been attempting to answer the question of whether a

Aggravated Sexual Battery No Longer a Lesser Included of Rape of a Child

The crime of ‘sexual battery’ in Tennessee differs from the crime of ‘rape’ in that sexual battery only requires ‘sexual contact’ and rape requires ‘sexual penetration.’ These terms are defined by statute. ‘Sexual contact’ requires that the contact be for the purpose of ‘sexual gratification.’ ‘Sexual penetration’ does not require such a purpose. Even though

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Knoxville Criminal Defense Lawyer | DUI Law Firm | TN

Knoxville Criminal Defense Lawyer | DUI Law Firm | TN

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