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# sexsomnia - Thursday 11 January, 2018

No third trial for man who claimed he was asleep when he allegedly raped his friend

The first trial, in 2015, collapsed due to legal issues just before a jury was to begin deliberations.

# sexsomnia - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Jury fails to reach verdict in case where man alleged he was asleep when he had sex with friend

The accused man’s defence had claimed he had no knowledge of his actions.

# sexsomnia - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

Man who claims he had sex with friend while asleep is guilty if actions were caused by alcohol, jury told

The case of a man accused of raping his friend in 2008 has concluded at the Central Criminal Court.

# sexsomnia - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

More likely man was drunk than sleepwalking when he allegedly raped friend, court told

The woman told the trial she was sharing a bed with the man after a night out when she woke up to him having sex with her.

# sexsomnia - Monday 24 October, 2016

'Sexsomnia' trial hears "no objective scientific evidence" that a man can have sex while asleep

The 29-year-old accused claims that he was asleep when he allegedly raped his friend in September 2008.

# sexsomnia - Friday 14 October, 2016

Rape case is "more likely" an episode of sleep sex, psychiatrist tells court

The man accused of rape in this case claims he was sleepwalking when he raped his female friend.

# sexsomnia - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Man accused of raping friend had been diagnosed with sexsomnia

The man has pleaded not guilty at the Circuit Criminal Court.