The NJ Supreme Court issued a landmark decision relating to child sex abuse cases in State v. J.L.G., Docket No. A-50, 078718 (2018). The Court held that expert witnesses cannot present testimony about “Child Sexual Abuse Accommodation Syndrome” (known as “CSAAS”) at trial. If you went to trial in NJ and were convicted of sex offense, this decision may affect you! You may be able to undo your conviction as a result of this decision.
Entrapment and accommodation
Court’s Opinion on Child Sex Abuse Accommodation Syndrome:
How Maynard Law Office Can Help You:
If a jury or judge found you guilty of child sex abuse, then you may have grounds to undo your conviction. You should consult an experienced lawyer to find out if your case utilized CSAAS evidence.