Child Witnesses and Procedural Fairness
24 Pages Posted: 3 Nov 2008
Date Written: 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.
Keywords: children, witnesses
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