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Message ID: 10031
Date: 2016-09-16

Author:Frank E. Vandervort

Subject:Re: Analyses of child (or adult) sexual assault trial transcripts?

Professor Tom Lyons at USC Law School has done some work with trial transcripts in cases of child sexual assault. Frank Vandervort Sent from my iPhone On Sep 15, 2016, at 10:05 AM, Wendy Hovdestad > wrote: Dear Colleagues, Does anyone know of work being done, anywhere in the world, analysing sexual assault trial transcripts? I'm interested in line by line analyses looking for introduction of rape myths, illogical arguments, content prohibited by statute (e.g., introduction of complainant's previous sexual history), etc. Please note that I'm interested in analyses of who says what in real courtroom sexual assault trials, where either an adult or a child was the victim. I'm not interested in mock juror studies. Thanks in advance for any leads. Wendy Wendy E. Hovdestad, Ph.D. Senior Research Analyst , Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Branch Family Violence Surveillance Section Public Health Agency of Canada / Government of Canada 785 Carling Ave., K1A 0K9 Wendy.Hovdestad@phac-aspc.gc.ca / Tel: 613-799-0921 Section des blessures et de la violence envers les enfants Centre de prévention et de contrôle des maladies chroniques Agence de la santé publique du Canada / Gouvernement du Canada 785 Carling Ave., K1A 0K9 Wendy.Hovdestad@phac-aspc.gc.ca / Tél: 613-799-0921

Professor Tom Lyons at USC Law School has done some work with trial transcripts in cases of child sexual assault. Frank Vandervort Sent from my iPhone On Sep 15, 2016, at 10:05 AM, Wendy Hovdestad > wrote: Dear Colleagues, Does anyone know of work being done, anywhere in the world, analysing sexual assault trial transcripts? I'm interested in line by line analyses looking for introduction of rape myths, illogical arguments, content prohibited by statute (e.g., introduction of complainant's previous sexual history), etc. Please note that I'm interested in analyses of who says what in real courtroom sexual assault trials, where either an adult or a child was the victim. I'm not interested in mock juror studies. Thanks in advance for any leads. Wendy Wendy E. Hovdestad, Ph.D. Senior Research Analyst , Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Branch Family Violence Surveillance Section Public Health Agency of Canada / Government of Canada 785 Carling Ave., K1A 0K9 Wendy.Hovdestadphac-aspc.gc.ca / Tel: 613-799-0921 Section des blessures et de la violence envers les enfants Centre de prévention et de contrôle des maladies chroniques Agence de la santé publique du Canada / Gouvernement du Canada 785 Carling Ave., K1A 0K9 Wendy.Hovdestadphac-aspc.gc.ca / Tél: 613-799-0921