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Name: People v. Whitlock
Case #: D041020
Court: CA Court of Appeal
District 4 DCA
Division: 1
Citation: 113 Cal.App.4th 456

A qualifying prior conviction under the Sexually Violent Predator Act (SVP)involving “substantial sexual contact” does not invariably require skin to skin contact. Here defendant’s prior conviction involved touching the child’s vagina over her clothing and constituted substantial sexual contact.

Opinion Date: 11/19/2003