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Domestic Battery

An appeals court in Illinois ruled against a man who challenged his domestic battery conviction by arguing that his relationship was primarily sexual and not “romantic.” The victim testified the two had been dating on and off for about eight months and regularly watched movies at his house, which was sufficient evidence to establish the two had a “dating relationship.”

ELGIN, Ill. — An appeals court in Illinois ruled against a man who challenged his domestic battery conviction by arguing that his relationship was primarily sexual and not “romantic.” The victim testified the two had been dating on and off for about eight months and regularly watched movies at his house, which was sufficient evidence to establish the two had a “dating relationship.”

Categories / Appeals, Criminal

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