Child Witnesses and Procedural Fairness
Bennett L. Gershman
Pace University - School of Law
American Journal of Trial Advocacy, Vol. 24, 2001
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
Date posted: November 3, 2008