ERIC Number: EJ604529
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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The McColgan Case: Increasing Public Awareness of Professional Responsibility for Protecting Children from Physical and Sexual Abuse in the Republic of Ireland.
Sgroi, Suzanne M.
Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, v8 n1 p113-27 1999
Presents the author's impressions of testifying as an expert witness in a civil liability suit, the first of its kind in the Republic of Ireland, in 1998. The suit was brought by four adults siblings against professionals who did not protect them from severe childhood physical and sexual abuse by their father. Litigation strategy, the outcome of this action and the psychological impact of such lawsuits are discussed. (Author)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Location: Ireland (Dublin)