Practice Area:Criminal Defense
Outcome:Not Guilty Verdicts on eight counts
Description:State charged local engineer with five counts of Assault in the Second Degree and three counts of Rape in the Second Degree. The alleged victim was the engineer's wife of several decades. The defense presented evidence demonstrating that the wife had fabricated the allegations and was possibly suffering from Munchausen's Syndrome. After a weeks long trial and less than an hour of deliberations, the jury found the scientist defendant not guilty on all counts.