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Fourth Department — Expert Testimony: People v. Gayden

Appellate Division, Fourth Department  Expert Testimony Child Abuse People v. Gayden KA 07-01185 Appealed from Supreme Court, Monroe County Background: The defendant was convicted at trial of course of sexual conduct against a child. On appeal, he contended that it was improper to allow testimony of an expert witness concerning Child Sexual Abuse Accommodation Syndrome (CSAAS). Ruling: Conviction was affirmed. CSAAS testimony ...