THE MICHIGAN PENAL CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 328 of 1931
750.462g Testimony of victim; admissibility of expert testimony as to human trafficking victim's behavior.
(1) The testimony of a victim is not required in a prosecution under this chapter. However, if a victim testifies, that testimony need not be corroborated.
(2) Expert testimony as to the behavioral patterns of human trafficking victims and the manner in which a human trafficking victim's behavior may deviate from societal expectations is admissible as evidence in court in a prosecution under this chapter if the expert testimony is otherwise admissible under the rules of evidence and laws of this state.
History: Add. 2006, Act 162, Eff. Aug. 24, 2006
Am. 2014, Act 329, Eff. Jan. 14, 2015
Am. 2017, Act 53, Eff. Sept. 13, 2017
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