Bryant Prosecution On; Appeal Could Delay Trial

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Prosecutors in the Kobe Bryant case will continue toward trial despite the court ruling that will allow defense attorneys to raise the accuser's sex life in front of a jury. The 20-year-old alleged victim intends to proceed with the case, spokeswoman Krista Flannigan told the Denver Post. The star's trial is set for Aug. 27, although Judge Terry Ruckriegle extended the plea-negotiation deadline to tomorrow. Bryant faces four years to life in prison if convicted of the Class 3 felony sexual-assault charge, which accuses him of using physical force or violence to coerce . . .

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