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Female rape: an ongoing concern: strategies for improving reporting and conviction levels

Female rape: an ongoing concern: strategies for improving reporting and conviction levels

Withey, Carol (2007) Female rape: an ongoing concern: strategies for improving reporting and conviction levels. Journal of Criminal Law, 71 (1). pp. 54-87. ISSN 0022-0183

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Abstract

Considers the reasons for the low rate of reported female rape. Examines statistics on reported rape and rape convictions. Reviews reasons for the low rate of reported rape progressing to trial and low conviction rates. Comments on substantive and evidential measures introduced to improve conviction rates and on measures to improve the level of reported rape and reported cases progressing to trial. Assesses the impact of the measures. [From Legal Journals Index]

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: convictions, criminal evidence, criminal procedure, rape, trials,
Subjects: K Law > KD England and Wales
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
Pre-2014 Departments: School of Humanities & Social Sciences
School of Humanities & Social Sciences > Department of Law & Criminology
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Last Modified: 14 Oct 2016 09:05
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Selected for GREAT 2019: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/1870

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