David S. Marshall Law Blog

Lessons of the McMartin Case

In the mid-1980s, the McMartin Preschool child sex abuse trial shocked the nation with its accusations of rampant abuse at a California preschool. In a New York Times retro report, Clyde Haberman examines the media...
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Debate Over Unexplained Fractures Flares Anew

Several physicians have published in Pediatric Imaging (January 2014) “A Critical Review of the Classic Metaphyseal Lesion: Traumatic or Metabolic?” The article attacks the common belief among American physicians that certain kinds of apparent bone...
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Closed-Circuit TV Testimony Expanded

The Washington Legislature has authorized children to testify by closed-circuit television in circumstances not previously allowed. When a court authorizes this procedure, a child witness testifies at a criminal trial without coming into the same...
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