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Name: People v. Elam
Case #: B141040
Court: CA Court of Appeal
District 2 DCA
Division: 1
Citation: 91 Cal.App.4th 298

In a prosecution for a violation of Penal Code section 243.4, subdivision (a), sexual battery, requires the defendant to have touched the skin of various intimate body parts of the victim. It does not violate the statute if the victim is forced to touch the an intimate body part of the defendant with her hand.

Opinion Date: 08/02/2001