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Handbook on questioning children : a linguistic perspective / Anne Graffam Walker, Ph.D. with Julie Kenniston, MSW, LSW ; editors Sally Small Inada, M.A. and Julie Kenniston, MSW, LSW ; Catherine Caldwell, J.D. Legal Researcher.

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Author/Creator:
Walker, Anne Graffam author.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Copyright date:
2013
Imprint:
Third edition.
Publication:
Washington, DC : ABA Center on Children and the Law, [2013]
Copyright notice:
©2013
Format:
  • Book
  • xiii, 157 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Note:
"Primary intended readers are lawyers and judges" -- Introduction.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (pages141-153).
Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Principles
  • Problems to look out for in your questioning
  • Things to look out for in children's answers
  • Some additional considerations in communicating with children
  • Why are there inconsistencies in children's testimony?: a few language-related reasons
  • Conclusion.
Summary:
"Discusses the practical application of linguistics to the critical task of communicating accurately with children in the legal system. Pertains to forensic interviewing, testifying, and questioning"-- Provided by publisher.
Contributor:
Kenniston, Julie, 1967-
Inada, Sally S.
Caldwell, Catherine (Lawyer)
ABA Center on Children and the Law.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9781627222037
1627222030

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