A split en banc Commonwealth Court has raised the evidentiary standard for the state Department of Public Welfare to maintain information from certain child-abuse reports on its ChildLine and Abuse Registry, the agency's toll-free system for disclosing reports of child abuse to certain designated government officials, law enforcement and other third parties.
Court Raises Evidentiary Standard for ChildLine Registry Reports
The Legal Intelligencer
July 13, 2012
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