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Children as Witnesses
     

Children as Witnesses

by Helen R. Dent (Editor), Rhona Flin (Editor)
 

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An international panel of distinguished experts present the latest and most useful developments in child witness research and practice that are designed to address actual problems arising from the operation of the current legal system. All the contributors bring a clear applied focus to their respective chapters. The relevent legal context is provided by

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An international panel of distinguished experts present the latest and most useful developments in child witness research and practice that are designed to address actual problems arising from the operation of the current legal system. All the contributors bring a clear applied focus to their respective chapters. The relevent legal context is provided by specialists who have written accessible summaries of the legal status of children's evidence in the countries represented including the U.S., Canada, Germany and the U.K.

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A summary of the latest research on legal testimony by children, for lawyers and psychologists. Describes a range of techniques, including prior preparation, courtroom visits, explanatory leaflets, and live and prerecorded video interviews. Also surveys the status of children's evidence in the US, Canada, Germany, England, and Scotland. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780471961789
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/16/1996
Series:
Wiley Series in Psychology of Crime, Policing and Law Series
Pages:
274
Product dimensions:
2.34(w) x 3.54(h) x 0.23(d)

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