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NCJ Number: 143444 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: LEGISLATION LIMITING THE RELEASE OF IDENTIFYING INFORMATION CONCERNING CHILD ABUSE VICTIMS IN CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS
Corporate Author: American Prosecutors Research Institute
National Ctr for the Prosecution of Child Abuse
United States of America
Date Published: 1992
Page Count: 13
Sponsoring Agency: American Prosecutors Research Institute
Alexandria, VA 22314
Office for Victims of Crime
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 92-CI-CX-K0001
Type: Legislation/Policy Description
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This document lists and annotates, current through 1991, State laws limiting the release of identifying information concerning child abuse victims in criminal proceedings.
Abstract: All statutes, excluding military and tribal laws, that require that the identify of a child witness or victim involved in a criminal proceeding be withheld from the record or public, are included here. Some of the annotated laws define the age of the victim, the crimes of which the child was a victim, the types of identifying information covered by the law, and the defendant's rights.
Main Term(s): Child victims; Victim identification
Index Term(s): Abused children; Courts; Juveniles; Name identification; State laws; Victims of Crime
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