November 29, 2021

Conn. Court allows ‘Comfort Dogs’ to Aid testimony of child witnesses in sex abuse cases

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By Paul Sussman, From The Connecticut Law Tribune The Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled that it’s legally acceptable for “comfort dogs” to accompany children who must testify in court in criminal sexual abuse cases. In an issue of first impression in Connecticut, the justices overturned a state Appellate Court opinion stating that a trial judge had […]