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A jury found Michelle Smith guilty of aggravated sexual assault of a child even though she never actually sexually touched her daughter.   After permitting her common law husband to abuse the child almost daily for years, she will spend the rest of her natural life in prison.  Attendees will learn how Michelle Smith was charged and convicted as a party to the sexual offense. The presenter will discuss the legal and trial strategies used in this case to secure a conviction of this un-protective mother.