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An Online Resource Library on Gender-Based Violence.

Introducing Expert Testimony to Explain Victim Behavior in Sexual and Domestic Violence Prosecutions

General Material

Contents include:

  • The Prevalence and Impact of Sexual and Domestic Violence Myths on Jury Verdicts
  • Defining "Counterintuitive" and Other Common Terms Used to Explain Victim Behavior
  • Recommended Practices for Introducing Expert Testimony to Explain Victim Behavior
  • Limitations on Commom Practices of Introducing Expert Testimony on Victim Behavior