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NCJ Number: 69278 Find in a Library
Title: COURTROOM TESTIMONY FOR POLICE AND SOCIAL WORKERS (FROM SIXTH NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON JUVENILE JUSTICE, 1979)
Author(s): J F MENDOZA
Corporate Author: National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
United States of America

National District Atorneys Assoc
United States of America

Teach 'Em Inc
United States of America
Date Published: 1979
Sponsoring Agency: National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
Reno, NV 89507
National District Atorneys Assoc
Alexandria, VA 22314
Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
Teach 'Em Inc
Chicago, IL 60611
Sale Source: National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
P.O. Box 8970
Reno, NV 89507
United States of America

Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: ADVICE FOR POLICE OFFICERS AND SOCIAL WORKERS ON COURTROOM TESTIMONY IS PRESENTED.
Abstract: A VICE PRESIDENT OF THE NATIONAL COUNCIL ON JUVENILE AND FAMILY COURT JUDGES LISTS REFERENCES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION AND THEN REVIEWS THE OBJECTIVES AND TECHNIQUES OF TRIAL LAWYERS IN CROSS-EXAMINATIONS. NEXT, HE DEFINES COMPETENCY; JUDICIAL NOTICE; DIRECT, BEST, REAL, AND CIRCUMSTANTIAL EVIDENCE; OBJECTION TO THE FORM OF A QUESTION; LEADING QUESTIONS; HEARSAY; AND THE QUALIFICATION OF DOCUMENTS, WITNESSES, AND TESTIMONY. THEN, HE PROVIDES ADVICE ON PREPARING REPORTS AND ON PRETRIAL MEETINGS WITH ATTORNEYS, AND SUGGESTS GUIDELINES FOR BEHAVIOR ON THE WITNESS STAND. A TABLE OF CONTENTS IS INCLUDED WITH THE AUDIOTAPE CASSETTE, BUT OTHER SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIALS ARE NOT PRESENT. FOR RELATED TAPES, SEE NCJ 69273-77 AND 69279-85.
Index Term(s): Audiovisual aids; Cross-examination; Expert witnesses; Juvenile court procedures; Police court preparation training; Rules of evidence; Social workers; Testimony; Workshops and seminars
Note: *This document is currently unavailable from NCJRS. THIS PROGRAM IS ONE SIDE OF THE CASSETTE, AND PART OF THE SECOND SIDE. FOR THE PROGRAMS ON THE OTHER SIDE, SEE NCJ-69279 AND NCJ-69280.
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