The Rape Crisis Blog

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Thursday, July 06, 2006

Gay man acquitted of date rape charges

HONOLULU (AP) _ It took a jury less than ten minutes yesterday to acquit a gay man who was accused of spiking the drink of an acquaintance with a date rape drug and sexually assaulting him. Honolulu nightclub owner 60-year-old Jack Law was found not guilty of three second-degree sex assault charges in Circuit Court. The quick verdict prompted Law's attorney, Todd Eddins, to denounce the prosecution's case against Law, who would have faced up to ten years in prison for each of the three charges. Eddins says he and Law are grateful that the jury saw the truth. Law is owner of Hula's Bar and Lei Stand in Waikiki. Jurors said they didn't believe the story of his accuser, who testified he blacked out and regained consciousness enough to know he was having sex in a hot tub and a bedroom.

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