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NCJ Number: 137038 Find in a Library
Title: Manual for Prosecution of Child Abuse
Author(s): F Karasov; C Lansing
Date Published: 1991
Page Count: 99
Sponsoring Agency: Minnesota Cty Attorneys Assoc
St Paul, MN 55104
Sale Source: Minnesota Cty Attorneys Assoc
40 Milton Street
Suite 200
St Paul, MN 55104
United States of America
Type: Training (Handbook/Manual)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Prepared to assist prosecutors primarily in the prosecution of child sexual abuse, the manual provides a single resource of all the major issues, statutes, cases, and trial considerations.
Abstract: In addition to identifying crimes applicable to child abuse cases and other relevant statutes and rules in child abuse cases, this manual for prosecutors addresses the investigation of child abuse cases, charging considerations, miscellaneous policies and procedures, common defense motions and State motions, plea negotiation considerations, omnibus hearing issues, voir dire, trial issues, admissibility of victim's prior statements, areas of expert testimony, and departure grounds for child abuse cases. It contains a table of Federal and State cases and unpublished opinions. 12 appendixes
Main Term(s): Child abuse; Prosecution
Index Term(s): Minnesota; Sentencing/Sanctions; Testimony; Victims rights
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