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Police rape investigators given new guidance on consent

Alleged perpetrators should be challenged to state what steps they took to be sure consent had been fully and freely given.

Police rape investigators given new guidance on consent

Date - 29th January 2015
By - Josh Loeb - Police Oracle
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The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has given police new and clearer instructions around assessing the key issue of consent in rape cases. More onus will now be shifted to alleged perpetrators, who will be asked to outline what steps, if any, they...
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