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Dr Susan Leahy RTE Brainstorm

13.08.2018
Dr Susan Leahy  RTE Brainstorm Dr Susan Leahy RTE Brainstorm

Dr Susan Leahy has contributed an article to RTE Brainstorm which discusses her research on sexual offences. She discusses the challenges of proving an absence of consent in rape trials and suggests the introduction of judicial directions to guide jurors in interpreting the new statutory definition of consent which was included in the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2017. The article is available at the link below:

https://www.rte.ie/eile/brainstorm/2018/0801/982476-consent-rape-trials-victims-jury-judge/https://www.rte.ie/eile/brainstorm/2018/0801/982476-consent-rape-trials-victims-jury-judge/