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Prosecuted But Not Silenced: Courtroom Reform for Sexually Abused Children

Prosecuted But Not Silenced: Courtroom Reform for Sexually Abused Children

by Maralee McLean


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Prosecuted But Not Silenced is a powerful documentary about a mother and daughter's tragic involvement with the judicial system when there were allegations of child sexual abuse—a human rights and civil rights issue for women and children. It is an important educational tool for judges, lawyers, social workers, therapists, politicians, and the general public so that people realize what still occurs today. A National Health Crisis, Maralee’s story reveals the last taboo and a crime that needs the public's attention, and emphasizes the need for training in the dynamics of maltreatment so that no more mothers have to suffer what happened to Maralee and her daughter.

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ISBN-13: 9781683507802
Publisher: Morgan James Publishing
Publication date: 07/10/2018
Pages: 410
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Maralee Mclean is a child advocate, protective parent, domestic violence expert, and professional speaker. Maralee has written several articles for the ABA Child Law Journal, Women’s E-News, and other publications on the problems of family courts not protecting abused children. She is with Women’s Media Center (WMC), SheSourceExpert, NPEIV (National Partnership to End Interpersonal Violence), APB American Program Bureau, Inc., and RAINN speaker bureau. Maralee presents at conferences and law schools and is a national spokesperson for protective mothers. Her passion for advocacy developed through living a mother’s worst nightmare. Fighting the system with body and soul, she gained the insight that this was not her nightmare alone. She organized a National Rally of Mothers at the Colorado State Capitol, and has been involved in legislative work that spans over two decades. Maralee testified before Congress to promote judicial accountability to better protect sexually abused children’s rights in our courts. Her story has been covered by many media outlets and internationally on CNN. Maralee currently resides in Aurora, CO.

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