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Applying Federal Rules of Evidence to sexual abuse cases can be a nuanced undertaking
(ALM Media Properties, 2021-11-23)
Because sexual abuse may often involve only the two people who know what really happened, numerous legal issues will be at the heart of formal judicial proceedings. Credibility and clarity are paramount. Society, the ...
Opining on Sexual Abuse in a Nursing Home
When a nursing resident is alleged to have been sexually abused and a lawsuit follows, a key person for plaintiff attorneys to retain is a competent expert witness. Naturally, that person must be properly credentialed and ...
Write the truth and show the pain of child sexual abuse.
(The Imprint, 2021-04-22)
As professionals who deal with maltreatment cases in a variety of forums, we write about child sexual abuse. Our audience includes attorneys, social workers, health and education professionals, and sometimes the general ...
April is child abuse awareness month – so is May, June …
It is imperative that we join together as one Nation to combat child abuse in all of its forms — through neglect, mistreatment, or physical, emotional, or sexual abuse.
Incest inevitably involves sexual grooming: Implications for attorneys
A recent Connecticut case, State v. Hector M., (Superior Court of Connecticut, Judicial District of Waterbury, Decided November 25, 2022, Filed UWY-CR10-0390108-T), demonstrates the rare but graphic and insidious nature ...