Reports of rape and sexual offences are on the rise.
Despite this, criminal convictions at court are lower in rape cases than for almost all other types of crime.
During his lecture Dr. Dominic Willmott from the University of Huddersfield will explain why rape victims are not getting the justice they deserve.
- Gulliver's109 Oldham St.ManchesterM4 1LW
Speaker: Dr Dominic Wilmott
Dr. Dominic Willmott, researcher at the University of Huddersfield. With a specialism in Forensic and Criminal Psychology, Dominic’s work focuses upon the application of psychological principles within criminal justice domains, primarily decision making within the courtroom.
His research examining the extent to which bias can impact the impartiality of verdict decisions within rape trials, has received international attention within the media, science and legal practice.
Dominic conducts scientific research in the field of forensic and criminal psychology around the world, including China, India, Uganda, Jamaica, Barbados, Grenada and Great Britain and has delivered research and training around Gender-based violence to numerous British police forces, Government Agencies, and Victim Charities, as well as to the United States Air Force.
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