.@bindelj – What are the biggest obstacles when it comes to rape convictions?

What are the biggest obstacles when it comes to rape convictions? Vachss is unequivocal. Prejudices held by jurors, and the reluctance, both here and in the US, to bring “difficult” cases to court, such as those involving prostitutes, drug and alcohol users, and teenage girls (all of whom are often seen as unreliable witnesses).’

Excellent article from 2007 by journalist and founder of Justice for Women, Julie Bindel.

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