Was he right or wrong? Guardian debates controversial decision of judge to force child victim of abuse to give evidence.

An article in the Guardian reports on the controversial decision of Judge Robert Bartfield to hold a 15-year-old victim of sexual abuse in custody for 20 hours to ensure attendance at court.
Source: Guardian 05 March 2014

“My confidence in making referrals has definitely increased and I feel I am in a better position to effectively engage with the child protection process.

“Perfectly prepared me for my next court case.