False Allegations of Rape
University of the West of England
Cambridge Law Journal, Vol. 65, p. 128-158, 2006
This article considers a range of policy and legal issues associated with false rape allegations. It examines studies on the recording of rape complaints carried out in England, Scotland, the United States and several other countries. It also critically examines the approach of legal scholarship and the UK Parliament to the problem of false rape allegations. Finally, the article considers several proposals for reform within the criminal justice system.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 31
Keywords: rape, false allegations, victims, police, criminal justice policy
Date posted: March 23, 2009 ; Last revised: October 2, 2010
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