Publication details [#66907]

Antaki, Charles, Elizabeth H. Stokoe and Emma Richardson. 2019. Establishing Intellectually Impaired Victims’ Understanding about ‘Truth’ and ‘Lies’: Police Interview Guidance and Practice in Cases of Sexual Assault. Applied Linguistics 37 (5) : 773–792.
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Article in journal
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Oxford University Press


This inquiry explored how police officers, in formal interviews, follow ‘best evidence’ guidance to obtain sexual assault victims’ (who are in casu ‘vulnerable’ adults or children) demonstrable understandings of ‘truth and lies’.