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DANCE INSTRUCTOR NOT GUILTY IN ASSAULT

Case Conclusion Date: 10.25.2011

Practice Area: Criminal Defense

Outcome: Not Guilty

Description: A Travis County jury acquitted Austin hip-hop instructor of one count of sexual assault. The not-guilty verdict came after a trial this week in state District Judge Mike Lynch's court. One of the Defendant's former students testified that he sexually assaulted her at his Northwest Austin apartment after a night out in 2006, defense lawyer David Frank said. The woman was 22 at the time. The Defendant, 43, was an instructor at a school near the University of Texas. He has also been an instructor for UT's informal classes.

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