Viewpoint : CPS guidance on prosecuting rape and sexual assault cases

Foley, M and Cummins, ID ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7814-3835 2019, 'Viewpoint : CPS guidance on prosecuting rape and sexual assault cases' , The Journal of Adult Protection, 21 (1) , pp. 32-35.

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Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to highlight concerns about recent CPS guidance on the prosecution of rape and sexual assault cases.

Design/methodology/approach: The paper places the CPS guidance in the wider policy context of concerns about sexual violence on mental health wards.

Findings: The paper concludes that the reported CPS guidance appears to run counter to other policy directives particularly the recent report from the CQC.

Originality/value: The paper is a first response to these issues.

Item Type: Article
Schools: Schools > School of Health and Society
Journal or Publication Title: The Journal of Adult Protection
Publisher: Emerald
ISSN: 1466-8203
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Depositing User: ID Cummins
Date Deposited: 22 Oct 2018 11:23
Last Modified: 10 Jul 2019 12:30
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/48717

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