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Bryant Legal Tactics Questioned

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Bryant Legal Tactics Questioned

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Bryant Legal Tactics Questioned

Bryant Legal Tactics Questioned

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A legal debate is under way in the aftermath of last week's preliminary hearing of sexual assault charges against NBA star Kobe Bryant. Bryant's lawyer mentioned the accuser's name in several times and raised the accuser's previous sexual conduct in defending her client. Some say the lawyer was just doing her job, but advocates of rape crime victims say the lawyer was flouting rape shield laws. NPR's Libby Lewis reports.