November 09, 2005
Juries Still Don't Believe Rape Victims
Below is an article about the issue of rape in the U.K. The number of rapes, it seems, has increased over the years but the number of convictions has decreased. Even after a documentary in the 1980's took a scathing look at how the police and court systems dealt with rape cases, and the issue was brought to the forefront, the underlying biases are still present.
via The Mirror - Why Won't Juries At Rape Trials Believe Women?
Posted by Russell at November 9, 2005 06:57 AM