Safeguarding Innocence: A Glimpse into the World of a Child Abuse Prosecutor
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Heather Stephenson, a deputy district attorney, prosecutes crimes against children. The conversation delves into the intricacies of the prosecution process. She contrasts the misdemeanor unit's handoffs between lawyers at different stages of a case with the importance of a single attorney handling each case from start to finish when prosecuting sensitive cases. Heather reflects on the importance of building trust with victims, how critical a team of lawyers and non-lawyers are to a functioning office, and the emotional impact of her work. She is a 2017 graduate of the University of Pacific McGeorge School of Law. This episode is hosted by Katya Valasek. Mentioned in this episode: Learn more about Vermont Law Learn more about Baylor Law Albany Law Access LawHub today! Learn more about Seton Hall Learn more about Rutgers Law
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