N.C. High Court Says Expert Not Required In Repressed Memory Case, Affirms Exclusion

N.C. High Court Says Expert Not Required In Repressed Memory Case, Affirms Exclusion

RALEIGH, N.C. - The North Carolina Supreme Court on June 14 held that a sexual abuse victim can testify, without supporting expert psychiatric testimony, that for some time he or she could not recall a memory or had no memory of an incident but that the witness cannot testify that the memories were repressed or recovered (State of North Carolina v. Melvin Charles King, No. 385A11, N.C. Sup.; 2012 N.C. LEXIS 418).

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