The meaning of ‘reasonable belief in consent’ under the Sexual Offences Act 2003 and the admissibility of bad character evidence under the Criminal Justice Act 2003: R v Hepburn [2020] EWCA Crim 820

Brewis, Brian and Storey, Tony (2020) The meaning of ‘reasonable belief in consent’ under the Sexual Offences Act 2003 and the admissibility of bad character evidence under the Criminal Justice Act 2003: R v Hepburn [2020] EWCA Crim 820. The Journal of Criminal Law, 84 (5). pp. 508-511. ISSN 0022-0183

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Abstract

This case note analyses the Court of Appeal's judgment in R v Hepburn [2020] EWCA Crim 820 on (1) the meaning of ‘reasonable belief in consent’ under s.1(1) of the Sexual Offences Act 2003 and (2) the admissibility of bad character evidence under the Criminal Justice Act 2003.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: rape, reasonable belief in consent, inconsistent verdicts, bad character evidence
Subjects: M200 Law by Topic
Department: Faculties > Business and Law > Northumbria Law School
Depositing User: John Coen
Date Deposited: 02 Mar 2021 11:47
Last Modified: 02 Mar 2021 12:00
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/45578

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