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A Full and Candid Account: Using Special Accommodations and Testimonial Aids to Facilitate the Testimony of Children

These seven handbooks are designed to help prosecutors, victim-support workers, judges, and others understand and meet the needs of children who testify in court. They cover issues related to child testimony, testifying outside the courtroom (e.g., via CCTV), witness screens, video-recorded evidence, designated support persons, hearsay evidence and children, and children and teenagers who testify in domestic violence cases.

The titles of the seven handbooks are:
Overview of Issues Related to Child Testimony
Testimony Outside the Courtroom
Witness Screens
Video-recorded Evidence
Designated Support Person
Hearsay Evidence and Children
Children and Teenagers Testifying in Domestic Violence Cases

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2007
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