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Child abuse : law and policy across boundaries

Author: Laura Hoyano; Caroline Keenan
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
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"This book looks across the legal and geographical boundaries within which the legal discussion of child abuse is usually confined. It considers the themes and policy considerations driving each form of legal response to the problem of child abuse. It provides a detailed discussion of the law governing the trial of allegations of child abuse in the key areas of family, criminal, and tort law in English law; and  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Hoyano; Caroline Keenan
ISBN: 019829946X 9780198299462
OCLC Number: 79004390
Awards: Winner of Inner Temple Book Prize 2008.
Description: lxxix, 1002 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Family law --
Liability in criminal law --
Liability in tort and human rights law --
Investigating and evaluating allegations of abuse --
Introduction : themes and influences --
Access to evidence --
The child witness --
Testing the credibility of the child complainant --
Testing the credibility of the alleged abuser --
The admissibility of expert evidence --
Themes and future directions.
Responsibility: Laura Hoyano and Caroline Keenan.
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Considers the law relating to child abuse across the legal disciplines of family, criminal, tort and evidence law, as well as law and practice relating to the investigation of complaints of child  Read more...

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