Communication Issues with Vulnerable Witnesses - Panel Discussion

Watch an expert judicial panel and Professor Snow discuss communication issues with vulnerable witnesses, including precautions judicial officers can take, and formulating questions for witnesses.

*On 19 December 2023 this video was edited to remove references to out-of-court meetings between a judicial officer and the complainant prior to the Special Hearing.
This practice has been disapproved by the Court of Appeal in Alec (a pseudonym) v The King [2023] VSCA 208 and DPP v Smith [2023] VSCA 293.