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Child Witnesses and Procedural Fairness


Bennett L. Gershman


Pace University - School of Law

2001

American Journal of Trial Advocacy, Vol. 24, 2001

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Professor Gershman's Article notes that courts and Iawmakers have changed procedural and evidentiary rules to protect child witnesses in child sexual abuse cases. Gershman discusses how courts apply the changed rules with careful scrutiny in an effort to ensure that the interests of the child witness and the accused defendant are appropriately balanced.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 24

Keywords: children, witnesses

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Date posted: November 3, 2008  

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Gershman, Bennett L., Child Witnesses and Procedural Fairness (2001). American Journal of Trial Advocacy, Vol. 24, 2001. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1292943

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Pace University - School of Law ( email )
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White Plains, NY 10603
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