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The pros and cons of pre-recorded cross examination

The Ministry of Justice has today published new research evaluating the use of pre-recorded cross examination (Section 28) for intimidated witnesses.

The pros and cons of pre-recorded cross examination

Date - 3rd April 2023
By - Russell Webster - Work with Offenders
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Section 28 (s.28) of the Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act (YJCEA) 1999 allowed eligible witnesses to pre-record their cross-examination or re-examination before the trial. It was intended that the s.28 recording can be presented during the...
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