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UofG law professor calls for judge-only rape trials

17th January 2022

Professor Fiona Leverick believes jury bias is a large factor behind persistently low conviction rates in rape trials. CW: mentions of rape/sexual assault Professor of Criminal Law and Justice at the University of Glasgow Fiona Leverick is calling for radical reform of the Scottish criminal justice system in response to persistently low conviction rates and ...