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Deciding on Fathers’ Involvement in Their Children’s Treatment After Domestic Violence

Betsy McAlister Groves, Patricia Van Horn, and Alicia F. Lieberman

in Parenting by Men Who Batter: New Directions for Assessment and Intervention

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195309034
eISBN:
9780199863877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309034.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter focuses on the experience of two programs that offer psychotherapeutic interventions to children exposed to domestic violence: the Child Witness to Violence Project (CWVP) at the Boston ... More


Accommodating Vulnerable and Intimidated Witnesses

Louise Ellison

in The Adversarial Process and the Vulnerable Witness

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299097
eISBN:
9780191685613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299097.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines recent studies which challenge the assumption in the formulation of the Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act (YJCEA) 1999 in Great Britain that the established regime was ... More


Child Victims in the Criminal Justice System

Tali Gal

in Child Victims and Restorative Justice: A Needs-Rights Model

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199744718
eISBN:
9780199897476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744718.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter first uncovers the strains generated from the involvement in the criminal justice process for all victims. Next, it considers the unique difficulties for child victims, resulting in ... More


Child Witness Testimony: What Do We Know and Where Are We Going?

Helen L Westcott

in Law and Psychology: Current Legal Issues Volume 9

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199211395
eISBN:
9780191695803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211395.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter presents the author's personal view that has been shaped by her own journey through the myriad psychological and legal issues one encounters when considering children's evidence. First, ... More


Right to Protection against Sexual Abuse and Exploitation

Asha Bajpai

in Child Rights in India: Law, Policy, and Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199470716
eISBN:
9780199089079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199470716.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Child sexual abuse and exploitation covers the sexual maltreatment of both children and young people. Part A deals with child sexual abuse (CSA) in India, its magnitude, and child sexual abuse in ... More


We have got the whole child witness thing figured out, or have we?

Rachel Sutherland, Deryn Strange, and Maryanne Garry

in Tall Tales about the Mind and Brain: Separating fact from fiction

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198568773
eISBN:
9780191693779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568773.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, numerous scientific papers on children's eyewitness testimony hooked their audiences in with descriptions of high profile sexual abuse cases. The cases were horrific ... More


The Child Bears Witness: Menace, Despair, and Hope in a Courtroom

Pratiksha Baxi

in Wording the World: Veena Das and Scenes of Inheritance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823261857
eISBN:
9780823268900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823261857.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores how the child witness, who testifies to rape, inhabits the juridical field, when female childhood has not been the object of legislation on rape historically in India. While the ... More


Procedure in Criminal Cases: Child Witnesses

Laura Sharp and Margaret Ross

in The Vulnerable Witnesses Scotland Act 2004: Text and Commentary

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781845860455
eISBN:
9781474406307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860455.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter highlights that child witnesses, i.e. those under the age of 16 on the date of commencement of proceedings, are deemed to be vulnerable by virtue of their age and so automatically ... More


Suggestions in Court

Brian H. Bornstein and Jeffrey S. Neuschatz

in Hugo Münsterberg's Psychology and Law: A Historical and Contemporary Assessment

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190696344
eISBN:
9780190696375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190696344.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

Although Münsterberg introduces this chapter with a clinical case study involving posthypnotic suggestion, the focus is on suggestibility and reconstructive memory processes broadly, including the ... More


Law and Psychology: Current Legal Issues Volume 9

Belinda Brooks-Gordon and Michael Freeman (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199211395
eISBN:
9780191695803
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211395.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Current Legal Issues, like its sister volume Current Legal Problems, is based upon an annual colloquium held at University College London. Each year, leading scholars from around the ... More


A Child Disappears: Law in the Courts, Law in the Interstices of Everyday Life

Veena Das

in Textures of the Ordinary: Doing Anthropology after Wittgenstein

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823287895
eISBN:
9780823290451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823287895.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Focusing on a case in which an eight-year-old girl is abducted, forcibly confined, and raped, this chapter analyzes the judgment of the court sessions. Paying close attention to the grammatical ... More


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