Module IX: Evidentiary Issues
Table of Contents: Evidentiary Issues
This module will enable a judge to:
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- Apply the rules of evidence in intimate partner sexual abuse cases.
- Apply the rape shield law in cases where the parties have a history of consensual sex.
- Determine the admissibility of prior bad acts.
- Determine when to admit expert witness testimony related to intimate partner sexual abuse including recantation, delayed report, failure to appear and unemotional affect during testimony.
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