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Bryant Case Calls Rape Shield Laws Into Question

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Bryant Case Calls Rape Shield Laws Into Question

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Bryant Case Calls Rape Shield Laws Into Question

Bryant Case Calls Rape Shield Laws Into Question

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The Colorado Supreme Court has ruled that jurors in the rape prosecution against NBA star Kobe Bryant will be allowed to hear some details about his accuser's sex life. The case calls attention to the effectiveness of rape shield laws designed to protect victims. Hear NPR's Steve Inskeep and Adam Liptak of The New York Times.