“Corroboration & ‘weak’ rape cases: There is a public interest in prosecuting rape. There is also a public interest in not prosecuting people for rape when it is inappropriate to do so. It is a difficult balancing exercise. Guilt or innocence cannot be assumed. We have a process for trying cases that needs to be […]
‘Piers Morgan once asked William Roache about bedding 1000 women. Roache gave no clear answer. The prosecution were prevented from asking Roache the same question in the recent rape trial even though his evidence appeared different from what he had intimated on TV. Why? Because Roache was on trial for rape not for what we […]
An application for leave to appeal a conviction for rape and making indecent images of a child was refused by the full Court of Appeal on Friday 17th January 2014. Felicity leading Georgina were both instructed by Lincoln CPS for the prosecution in R v Ambrose Clifton at trial against Queen’s Counsel and a senior junior. They […]
“A woman found dead in a pool of blood in a Wisbech hotel room had been raped and asphyxiated, a court has heard.” To read the BBC report click here
She was also interviewed in detail on this topic live on BBC Radio Norfolk. Felicity gave her view that the law should not be changed to make rape suspects anonymous but that media reporting ought to be more balanced.