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NCJ Number: 158445 Find in a Library
Title: Investigating and Litigating Multi-Victim, Multi- Perpetrator Cases
Corporate Author: American Professional Soc on the Abuse of Children
United States of America
Date Published: 1993
Page Count: 0
Sponsoring Agency: American Professional Soc on the Abuse of Children
Chicago, IL 60605
Teach 'Em Inc
Chicago, IL 60611
Publication Number: PC-319
Sale Source: Teach 'Em Inc
160 East Illinois Street
Chicago, IL 60611
United States of America
Type: Report (Technical Assistance)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: These four audio cassettes present the transcript of the presentations and discussions regarding investigating and litigating child sexual abuse cases involving multiple victims and multiple perpetrators; the discussions were held at the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children's Second National Colloquium in June 1993.
Abstract: Speakers included Federal and State law enforcement personnel and a former prosecutor. They focused on definitional issues and terminology, child sex rings involving single and multiple offenders, and the problems caused by applying the dominant models based on intrafamilial child sexual abuse to cases that do not involve family members. They also discussed factors that can complicate case investigations and litigation, protocols that can be used informally to assist in investigations, specific investigative procedures, and issues that arise when multiple agencies are involved in an investigation.
Main Term(s): Juvenile victims
Index Term(s): Child abuse investigations; Child Sexual Abuse; Interagency cooperation; Lawsuits; Prosecution; Sexual assault victims
Note: *This document is currently unavailable from NCJRS. 4 audio cassettes, from First National Colloquium, American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children, Chicago, Ill., June 25-26, 1993
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