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Access to Children’s Disclosure Statements Denied  

Author:  Anne L. Perry, J.D..

Source: Volume 02, Number 03, Winter 2010 , pp.277-281(5)

Family & Intimate Partner Violence Quarterly

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Can what children say about their abuse to third parties be admissible in court? It depends on the circumstances. In this article, the author reviews cases from three states where a judgment was made about whether children’s admissions could be entered into evidence and used in prosecution of the perpetrators.


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