Victims giving evidence: witnesses must be cross-examined – Halsbury’s Law Exchange

Posted November 23rd, 2011 in cross-examination, evidence, news, trials, victims, witnesses by sally

“This week the Times exposed a leaked report into child sexual exploitation suggesting that the way that vulnerable victims give evidence in court should be changed in an attempt to ensure more abusers and rapists are convicted. The idea is that victims in this country should be spared the ordeal of answering questions during proceedings.”

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Halbury’s Law Exchange, 22nd November 2011