The Use of Coercion in the Child Maltreatment Investigation Field: A Comparison of American and Scottish Perspectives

D. Pollack, Kirsteen Mackay, K. Shipp

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Abstract

The intent of this article is to investigate legal precedents and principles which yield plausible uses of coercion in the child maltreatment investigative context. In doing so, the goal is to contribute to the underlying legal philosophy and its practical application in the child maltreatment field. In particular, this article addresses the use of coercion in the child protective investigative setting from both an American and Scottish perspective.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-34
Number of pages34
JournalUniversity of Miami International & Comparative Law Review
Volume22
Issue number2/3
Early online date9 Aug 2017
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 9 Aug 2017

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