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Prosecutorial problems in gathering and analyzing the evidence

Roger W. Shuy

in The Language of Sexual Misconduct Cases

Published in print September 2012 | ISBN: 9780199926961
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199980505 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926961.003.0032
Prosecutorial problems in gathering and analyzing the evidence

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This chapter explores the primary problems that law enforcement officers usually experienced in these case examples while gathering intelligence. It also considers the problems that are experienced by prosecutors as they analyze this intelligence. Some of these problems are related to the failure to electronically record the evidence and to interview the witnesses and suspects properly.

Keywords: primary problems; law enforcement officers; gathering intelligence; prosecutors; analysis of intelligence; electronic records; interviews; evidence

Chapter.  4049 words. 

Subjects: Sociolinguistics

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