Woman Can Testify in Trial of Former Attorney Accused of Raping Her When She Was 16, Judge Rules

McKINNEY — A woman who says she was raped by an attorney shortly after her 16th birthday will be allowed to testify at his trial, a Collin County judge ruled Tuesday.The woman underwent a court-ordered examination to determine whether ongoing drug use would impede her ability to testify against Michael Harssema, 45. He faces four charges, including aggravated sexual assault of a child, stemming from the June 2013 encounter.  Continue reading...

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