The Child Witness
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The Child Witness Legal Issues and Dilemmas by Nancy E. Walker

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Published by Sage Publications, Inc .
Written in English


  • Child & developmental psychology,
  • Crime & criminology,
  • English legal system: courts & procedure,
  • United States,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Psychology,
  • Social Psychology,
  • Civil Procedure,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / Social Psychology,
  • Child witnesses

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7908239M
ISBN 100803937725
ISBN 109780803937727

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