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The Role of Expert Witnesses in the Royal Commission (Or: Asymmetric Warfare)

The royal commission will see a parade of “expert” witnesses, trotted out by hot-shot church lawyers. Many of these will be psychologists who will provide a “caring” image, as noted in yesterday’s posting. Other specialists will undoubtedly include the odd … Continue reading

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The Psychologists (Or: I Really, Really, Really, Really … Really Care)

Psychologists have played a central role in the response of all churches to their problem of damaged abuse victims. Paying for counseling, at first, was a good public relations tactic generally accepted by the public as evidence of a caring … Continue reading

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