Tighten rules to protect young witnesses, say charities – Law Society’s Gazette

Posted June 9th, 2011 in children, news, reports, witnesses by tracey

“Children’s charities have called for ground rules to be enforced in court to prevent the exploitation of young witnesses. A report released this week by the NSPCC and Nuffield Foundation found that inadequate procedures and a lack of training for legal professionals were having detrimental effects on both the youngsters and their evidence.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 9th June 2011

Source: www.lawgazette.co.uk