Faulty assumptions underpin Sexual Violence Bill
My wife (Professor Felicity Goodyear-Smith) had an article published today on The Daily Blog.
The post begins:
The Sexual Violence Bill, currently before Parliament, looks to increase convictions by effectively revoking the defendant’s right to silence, and prohibiting types of evidence tending to indicate innocence. As an academic, qualified forensic physician, and expert witness in sexual cases (for both sides), I am concerned by the rationale for this bill.