School of Law, University of New South Wales.
Enhancing the credibility of complainants in child sexual assault trials: The effect of expert evidence and judicial directions†
Article first published online: 29 APR 2010
Copyright © 2010 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Behavioral Sciences & the Law
Volume 28, Issue 6, pages 769–783, November/December 2010
How to Cite
Goodman-Delahunty, J., Cossins, A. and O'Brien, K. (2010), Enhancing the credibility of complainants in child sexual assault trials: The effect of expert evidence and judicial directions. Behav. Sci. Law, 28: 769–783. doi: 10.1002/bsl.936
This study was funded by an interdisciplinary faculty research grant from the Schools of Psychology and Law at the University of New South Wales, HREC No. 083004, and additional research support to the first author from Charles Sturt University. We are grateful to the Justice Environments Network for allowing us access to their virtual jury pool. We extend thanks to Melissa Lewis for her expert legal assistance in creating the trial materials and to clinical psychologists Sharmila Betts, Karen Salmon, and Toni Single, who reviewed the expert psychological testimony for accuracy and realism.
- Issue published online: 25 NOV 2010
- Article first published online: 29 APR 2010
- Schools of Psychology and Law at the University of New South Wales. Grant Number: HREC No. 083004
- Charles Sturt University
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