Hessick Quoted on Controversy Surrounding Shaken Baby Syndrome Diagnosis

Carissa_Hessick_gtybnlSeptember 15, 2015, Professor Carissa Hessick was interview by Fox13 News about the controversy surrounding the changing diagnosis of shaken baby syndrome and the impacts on prosecutions.

“Shaken Baby Syndrome has become very controversial in the legal field,” said Carissa Byrne Hassick, a law professor at the University of Utah.

“There’s no doubt that child abuse is a real problem in this country,” Hassick explained. “But it’s also pretty clear, however, the experts who were originally being advised, they’ve since come to the conclusion that there’s a lot more at play here than originally thought.”

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