Battered Women’s Testimony Act of 1992 [pdf]

The Committee of the Judiciary, to whom was referred the bill (HR 1252) to authorize the State Justice Institute to analyze and disseminate information regarding the admissibility and quality of testimony of witnesses with expertise relating to battered women, and to develop and disseminate training materials to increase the use of such experts to provide testimony in criminal trials of battered women, particularly in cases involving indigent women, having considered the same, report favorably thereon with an amendment and recommend that the bill as amended do pass.