Internet sting operations are conducted by the police in an effort to lure people on the internet who may be seeking to have sex with children. In these operations, a…
Rules of Evidence
Motions to Permit Child Witnesses to Testify Via Closed-Circuit TV
How to protect the right to confront our accusers.
Introducing Character Evidence in Child Sexual Abuse Cases
Use of “pertinent character trait” evidence.
Objecting to Improper Bolstering Testimony
Preventing witnesses from testifying that the child is telling the truth.
Georgia’s Rape Shield Statute
When the Rape Shield Statute does and does not apply.
Introducing Prior False Accusations by the Alleged Victim
Outlining the procedures for admitting this evidence at trial.
Evidence of “Other Acts” in Georgia Sex Offense Cases
Being prepared to keep prejudicial evidence away from the jury.
Georgia’s Child Hearsay Statute
Requirements for the admission of child hearsay testimony.