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Child Witnesses and Procedural Fairness

24 Pages Posted: 3 Nov 2008  

Bennett L. Gershman

Pace University - School of Law

Date Written: 2001

Abstract

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.

Keywords: children, witnesses

Suggested Citation

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

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