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NJSBA urges Supreme Court to eliminate child competency test, signals concerns of unjust reliability

The New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) urged the state Supreme Court to consider eliminating the proposed procedures for evaluating and assessing the competency of child witnesses, signaling concerns about its potential for unjustified confidence in an unreliable test. The letter sent to the Supreme Court was in response to a joint committee report from the Supreme Court Practice, Evidence Rules and Family Practice committees.

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