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Judge’s comment didn’t bolster child witness (access required)

  When prosecuting cases involving the sexual abuse of minors, the victim, who is often also a key witness, is sometimes so young that prosecutors can face a challenge in making sure the jury finds the child’s testimony to be credible. As such, overeager prosecutors can sometimes fall afoul of rules against bolstering a witness’s testimony ...

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