Rape law review after footballer Ched Evans's trial

Rape law review after footballer Ched Evans's trial
 

The law protecting alleged rape victims from disclosing details of their sex lives will be reviewed in the wake of Wales footballer Ched Evans's case.
The Chesterfield striker, 27, was cleared of rape at retrial last month.
Accusers do not normally have to disclose sexual history details to defence barristers, but the Court of Appeal said this case was exceptional.
Home Office minister Baroness Williams said concerns "should be looked at and we intend to deal with it".
In 2012, Mr Evans was found guilty of raping a 19-year-old woman in a hotel room in Rhuddlan, Denbighshire, the... read more

 
16 November 2016 in Regional, Views: 47
Source: BBC
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