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Daily Journal Features Article by Professor Patton

“Open Dependency Courts: Retraumatizing Abused Children” is the title of an opinion piece appearing February 8 in the Daily Journal, authored by Professor William Wesley Patton. In the article, he argues against opening the Los Angeles County courts to the press and public, saying, “Child abuse victims are not just traumatized by out-of-court media publications of their secrets; they are also traumatized by their stories being heard in court by numerous strangers.”

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