In the presentation attendees will learn the art of developing effective themes and theories to present to jurors in cases of child abuse. Particular emphasis will be placed on cases in which the outcome largely relies on the assessment of the child’s credibility versus the credibility of the accused. Responding to common defense arguments will also be explored.
Prosecutors will learn to develop themes which can be used for opening statements and closing arguments involving child abuse
Prosecutors will learn multiple arguments in support of the credibility of a child victim
Prosecutors will learn effective arguments in response to defense attacks in a child abuse case