Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Issues Statement on Julio Morales Ruling

Friday, January 4, 2013
Contact: (916) 210-6000,

SAN FRANCISCO -- Attorney General Kamala D. Harris issued the following statement on the decision to overturn the rape conviction of Julio Morales by the 2nd District Court of Appeal:

"The evidence is clear that this case involved a nonconsensual assault that fits within the general understanding of what constitutes rape. This law is arcane and I will work with the Legislature to fix it."

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