This note discusses how the Court reached the decision in Idaho v. Wright to exclude the hearsay testimony of a child abuse victim. The note examines the Court's reasoning and the effects which the exclusion of hearsay testimony of child abuse victims may have on future prosecutions. The note concludes that the Court's decision is likely to add chaos into the already difficult and complex arena of child abuse prosecution.
"Idaho v. Wright: Who Can Speak For the Children Now?,"
Akron Law Review: Vol. 24
, Article 7.
Available at: http://ideaexchange.uakron.edu/akronlawreview/vol24/iss2/7