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# rape-trials - Thursday 9 May, 2019

'Everyone knows everyone': Ban public from rape trials, NI review recommends

Retired judge John Gillen has made 16 key recommendations in his report.

# rape-trials - Friday 13 April, 2018

Rape myths: 'Sexual assaults are traumatic. Incoherencies in the victims' accounts are inescapable'

It is important to remind ourselves what the research on rape and sexual assault has established, writes Ciaran McCullagh.

# rape-trials - Monday 9 April, 2018

Poll: Should cross-examination of victims in rape trials be pre-recorded? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should cross-examination of victims in rape trials be pre-recorded?

Similar practices have been introduced in England and Wales recently.

# rape-trials - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Germany wants to make it easier to convict rapists

The new laws would reduce the burden of proof on victims.