In this quiz, criminal defense attorney William Moore describes a scenario whereby a client has been charged with domestic violence against the victim his wife. Before trial however, the wife leaves the state and fails to tell prosecutors of her whereabouts. She is not present on the day of trial and no excuse for absent has been given by any party. Prosecutors remind you that they have and intend to use sworn statements obtained by the wife prior to her departure which outlined in great detail in a violent act committed upon her by her husband.
Will the state be able to obtain a guilty verdict, or will they be precluded from going forward without a victim. Watch crime quiz three now to find out.