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Author Perry, Nancy W.

Title The child witness : legal issues and dilemmas / Nancy Walker Perry, Lawrence S. Wrightsman
Published Newbury Park, Calif. : Sage Publications, [1991]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  KN 391.4 Q11 Per/Cwi  AVAILABLE
Description ix, 289 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: Children as Witnesses in Court -- Issues and Dilemmas -- In the Eye of the Beholder -- Reactions to Children as Legal Witnesses -- The Developing Child -- A Psycholegal Perspective -- Children in Court -- Issues of Comprehension, Memory, and Communication -- With Liberty and Justice for All -- Protecting the Rights of Child Witnesses, Defendants, and the Public -- Resolving the Dilemmas -- The Marriage of Social Science and the Law -- In the Aftermath of McMartin -- Society's Rights to Accurate Testimony
Analysis Law courts Evidence By Children
United States
Child witnesses - United States
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-276) and indexes
Subject Abused children -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.
Child witnesses -- United States.
Author Wrightsman, Lawrence S.
LC no. 91000331
ISBN 0803937717
0803937725 (paperback)