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Sexual Assault: Credibility and Memory Issues

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Date Published

May 21, 2020


Ontario Trial Lawyers Association


Sexual Assault Cases


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Loretta Merritt, an attorney with substantial experience dealing with sexual abuse and harassment in civil lawsuits and employment cases, and Dr. Rachel Liebman, a licensed clinical psychologist with research and clinical experience treating individuals exposed to interpersonal trauma and an expertise in evidence-based trauma-focused treatment, will address credibility and memory issues in sexual assault cases, including: 1) assessing credibility in sexual abuse cases; 2) the nature of traumatic memory; and 3) how to anticipate and address credibility problems at various stages of litigation (pleadings, affidavit of documents, examinations for discovery, experts and trial).

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Loretta Merritt

Loretta has substantial experience in dealing with sexual abuse and harassment in civil lawsuits and employment cases. She... Read More

Dr. Rachel Liebman

Evidence Based Therapy, Training and TestingDr. Rachel Liebman is a licensed clinical psychologist and Adjunct Professor... Read More

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Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

Sexual Assault: Credibility and Memory Issues
Sexual Assault: Credibility and Memory Issues - Materials
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