How Witnesses React Term Paper by Top Papers

How Witnesses React
A look at how and why different witnesses react the way they do.
# 135831 | 1,000 words | 0 sources | APA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in Law (Criminal) , Criminology (General)


$19.95 Buy and instantly download this paper now

Description:

The paper discusses how a witness can be an observer of a crime or an event, and may be called to testify about this occurrence in a court of law for a trial or a hearing. The paper then explains how the idea of how a witness will react and why has changed dramatically over the years as in 1879, Richard Harris quipped, "'You will always approach [the female witness] as if she were a wild animal ready to tear you if she could get near enough'" (Harris, 1879 as cited in Tomasson, 1998, p. 139).

From the Paper:

"A witness can be an observer of a crime or an event, and may be called to testify about this occurrence in a court of law for a trial or a hearing. The idea of how a witness will react and why has changed dramatically over the years as in 1879 Richard Harris quipped, "'You will always approach [the female witness] as if she were a wild animal ready to tear you if she could get near enough'" (Harris, 1879 as cited in Tomasson, 1998, p. 139)."

Cite this Term Paper:

APA Format

How Witnesses React (2007, December 01) Retrieved December 06, 2022, from https://www.academon.com/term-paper/how-witnesses-react-135831/

MLA Format

"How Witnesses React" 01 December 2007. Web. 06 December. 2022. <https://www.academon.com/term-paper/how-witnesses-react-135831/>

Comments