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Effectiveness of Juries In Rape Trials

Bowerman, Jake (2021) Effectiveness of Juries In Rape Trials. Sunderland Student Law Journal, 2. pp. 11-19. ISSN 2634 -193X

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This journal article outlines keys issues surrounding the use of juries in rape cases. It looks into some of the reasons why juries are failing, supported by relevant sources. Other aspects are also evaluated such as alternate reasons for why conviction rates are low in rape cases, looking at areas such as the CPS and funding. The journal alludes to alternate uses of juries and concludes that juries are fundamental in rape cases and in the British legal system, with suggestions to possible solutions and advancements to the use of using juries in trials overall.

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Depositing User: Leah Maughan


Item ID: 13428
ISSN: 2634 -193X

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Date Deposited: 28 Apr 2021 09:09
Last Modified: 18 May 2021 16:00


Author: Jake Bowerman

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Faculty of Business, Law and Tourism > School of Law

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