Handling Defense Attacks on Children's Suggestibility (Webinar)
02/14/18 - 02/14/18
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), U.S. Department of Justice (More Detail)
Association of Prosecuting Attorneys (More Detail)
||3:00-4:00 p.m. ET
|This webinar will discuss how prosecutors can respond to expert witness testimony about the reliability of children's abuse reports.
We'll focus on the importance of pre-trial work to identify the research upon which the expert will rely, and the limitations of that research.
We'll then discuss how to confront the defense expert with the limitations and flaws of the research at trial.