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Justice and Research Evidence

Synopsis
This talk and panel discussion presented by the Birkbeck School of Law at Birkbeck, University of London, on 17 June 2014, concerns the use of research evidence to police rape cases, focusing on the current debate around why rape is so difficult to prosecute in England and Wales. In June 2014 the Crown Prosecution Service and the Police published an action plan o improve their working relationship with the hope this would result in more convictions. This talk raises a number of key questions not only about the response of the criminal justice system to these rape complaints, but to the very heart of what rape ‘is’ as a criminal offence. Professor Betsy Stanko gives the main presentation followed by a discussion with Harriet Wistrich and Paul Turnbull. [106 minutes]
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2014
Subjects
Law; Women’s studies
Keywords
criminal law; justice; legal issues; rape; legal evidence

Online availability

URI
http://backdoorbroadcasting.net/2014/06/justice-and-research-evidence/
Price
free
Delivery
Streamed/Download

Credits

Contributor
Betsy Stanko

Sponsor

Name

Birkbeck, University of London

Distributor

Name

Backdoor Broadcasting Company

Email
rene@backdoorbroadcasting.net
Web
http://backdoorbroadcasting.net/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01865 240009
Address
57 Divinity Road
Oxford
OX4 1LH
Notes
Mobile audio webcasting service, which concentrates on recording academic research

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