Outcry witness

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In United States law, an outcry witness is the person who first hears an allegation of abuse made by a child or another victim of abuse or sexual crime.[1] The witness is legally obligated to report the abuse, and may be called upon during the trial proceedings.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "Outcry Witness Law & Legal Definition". USLegal, Inc. Retrieved 13 July 2010.