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10. Witnesses, children as legal.
The child: An encyclopedic companion (2009)
  • Thomas D. Lyon, University of Southern California
Child witnesses present challenges for both law and psychology. The question is how to elicit statements from children without sacrificing the truth, the rights of those against whom the child is testifying, and the welfare of the child.
  • child witnesses,
  • child abuse,
  • child neglect,
  • child development,
  • child psychology
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10. Lyon, T. D. (2009). Witnesses, children as legal. In R. Shweder, T. Bidell, A. Dailey, S Dixon, P Miller, & J. Modell (Eds.), The child: An encyclopedic companion (pp. 1036-1039). Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.