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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. The witness is legally obligated to report the abuse, and may be called upon during the trial proceedings.
- "Outcry Witness Law & Legal Definition". USLegal, Inc. Retrieved 13 July 2010.
- "Part Two: What Can We Do About Child Abuse?". What Can We Do About Child Abuse?. Attorney General of Texas. Retrieved 5 October 2012.
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