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It Happens Every Day Inside the World of a Sex Crimes DA

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ISBN-10: 1591027586

ISBN-13: 9781591027584

Edition: 2009

Authors: Robin Sax, Mark Geragos

List price: $49.99
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This revealing, informative, and disturbing book, candidly assesses whats right about the judicial system and what needs to be changed. Sax's hope is that, knowing its strengths and weaknesses, well all be in a better position to protect our children.
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Book details

List price: $49.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Prometheus Books, Publishers
Publication date: 6/1/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 277
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Author's Note
Introduction: Making a Difference, One Case at a Time
Behind The One-Way Mirror: Asking The Most Difficult Questions
It Takes a Team
The Advocate
The Detective
The Doctor/Nurse Practitioner
The Forensic Interviewer
The Prosecutor
The Social Worker
The Fax Never Stops Buzzing: New Cases Every Day
Adult versus Child Sexual Assault
What's Different about Child Sexual Assault?
What Are the Different Kinds of Child Sex Crimes?
Types of Perps
The Victims/The Survivors
The Cases That Push the Envelope
Male Victims
Female Perps
Divorce/Custody Cases
Developmentally Delayed
First Meetings and Impressions
How the Interview Is Conducted
Myths and Misconceptions
Helping Victims Remember What They Want to Forget
Children Are Dependent on Adults
Children Are Naturally Trusting and Curious
Kids Have a Need for Attention and Affection
Adolescents Are Unique
Profile of a Predator
The Sickos
The Peter Pans
The Control Freaks
The All-Powerful Ones-People in Positions of Authority
How to Spot a Pedophile
Behind Counsel Table: Time For Court
Corroborating a Child's Word: Other Evidence
Corroboration from the Victim
Corroboration from the Perpetrator
Corroboration by Physical Evidence
Corroboration from Still Other Places
Kids on the Stand
Should We Even Ask a Child Victim of Sexual Abuse to Take the Witness Stand?
Alternatives to Live Testimony by the Child Victim
Preparing the Child Witness for Walking into the Courtroom
Preparing the Child Witness (and the Family) for Delay
Preparing the Child Witness to Follow the Rules of the Courtroom
Pro Per Defendants
What Is the Defendant Going to Say?
Kid's Court
It Never Happened: Uncooperative Victims and Unsupportive Moms
The Overly Involved Parent
The Overly Distraught Parent
The Parent in Denial
The Just Plain Awkward Parent
How to Talk to Your Kid about the Abuse
It's Not Your Fault, Either
When It Is the Parent's Fault
Making the System Work Better
The Real-Life Effect of CSI
Medical Examinations of the Victim and the Suspect
Doing Time for the Crime: Sentencing and Plea Bargaining
Plea Bargaining: Is It a Bad Thing?
Will the Jury Convict or Acquit?
What Sentence Will the Judge Impose?
Mandatory Minimum Sentences-What Are They Really?
Reality Check
Registration and Prevention
You Have Received Your Subpoena--Now What?
Appendix: Where Can I Go for More Information?