Category: Cross-Examination

WALES/ENGLAND – Child victims to be spared traumatic cross-examinations

Children and vulnerable victims, who have survived the most horrific crimes, will be offered the chance to avoid what is often a distressing and intimidating court experience by pre-recording both their evidence and any cross-examination for a later trial. The pilot will be tested in three areas – Leeds, Liverpool and Kingston-upon-Thames – with the …

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