Corpus ID: 77774199

Sit... Stay... Now Beg for Me: A Look at the Courthouse Dogs Program and the Legal Standard Pennsylvania Should Use to Determine Whether a Dog Can Accompany a Child on the Witness Stand

@inproceedings{Kaiser2015SitSN,
  title={Sit... Stay... Now Beg for Me: A Look at the Courthouse Dogs Program and the Legal Standard Pennsylvania Should Use to Determine Whether a Dog Can Accompany a Child on the Witness Stand},
  author={Matthew Kaiser},
  year={2015}
}
  • Matthew Kaiser
  • Published 2015
  • Psychology
  • Douglas Lare lfelt lbetrayed by all people,rr but when he took thenstand to testify, Ellie, a lyellow Labrador-Golden Retriever mix,r sat rightnbeside Douglas, comforting him through his emotional testimony. Prosecutorsnin several states have begun to utilize facility lcourthouser dogs tonassist emotionally fragile witnesses in testifying, particularly children andndevelopmentally disabled individuals. At the forefront... 

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