Child Witnesses in Canadian Courts Analytical Essay by Top Papers

Child Witnesses in Canadian Courts
A look at how the Canadian Supreme Court has dealt with child witnesses.
# 143974 | 3,250 words | 0 sources | APA | 2009 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2009 in Canadian Studies (Government and Government Policy)

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This essay considers the manner in which the Canadian Supreme Court has dealt with the issue of child witness suggestibility. Specifically the paper details the offering an amicus curiea brief to the Supreme Court of Canada asking for clarification of the use of expert witnesses in cases of suggestible child witnesses.

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"Recounting the same events again and again: Children's consistency across multiple interviews. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 15, 353-371: Children treated in emergency rooms were interviewed the next day, and then 6 months, one year, and two years later (Peterson, Moores & White, 2001, pp. 357-58). Information repeated throughout the interview cycle was accurate. Details added later were less accurate (Peterson, Moores & White, 2001, pp. 358-68). Forensic..."

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