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Title: Child Abuse Crimes: Emotional Abuse (Current through December 1993)
Corporate Author: American Prosecutors Research Institute
National Ctr for the Prosecution of Child Abuse
United States of America
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 10
Sponsoring Agency: American Prosecutors Research Institute
Alexandria, VA 22314
Office for Victims of Crime
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 93-CI-CX-K001
Sale Source: American Prosecutors Research Institute
National Ctr for the Prosecution of Child Abuse
99 Canal Center Plaza, Suite 510
Alexandria, VA 22314
United States of America
Type: Legislation/Policy Description
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This document summarizes State and territorial legislation defining specific crimes involving the emotional abuse of children.
Abstract: The summaries are designed to provide a reference for persons researching criminal child abuse legislation; they present an abridged and potentially incomplete picture of charging statutes in various States and is intended only as an initial reference. The entries do not include sentencing information for every statute, although this information is occasionally included in the text of statutes annotated here. Only statutes identifying emotional abuse of children as a crime are included, while those pertaining to physical or sexual abuse have been omitted. Definitions are included only when referred to in the statute and needed for understanding it. Defenses to the crime of emotional abuse are not included here.
Main Term(s): Victims of Crime
Index Term(s): Child emotional abuse and neglect; Child protection laws; Courts; Juveniles; State laws
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