McGough proceeds with the confidence on the premise that a forensic interview of a child by a member of the prosecutorial team offers many opportunities for compromising the reliability of the child's remembered account. A vast volume of research data now exists that documents the conclusion that the forensic interviewing of children is a very delicate, sophisticated, and high-risk enterprise.
Lucy S. McGough,
Good Enough for Government Work: The Constitutional Duty to Preserve Forensic Interviews of Child Victims,
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