British Jurors Side with Men in Drunken Women Rape Cases

Society | December 8, 2006, Friday // 00:00| Views: | Comments: 0

British jurors are inclined to clear men of rape charges if the women who bring the allegation were drunk, a survey shows.

The survey follows the recently proposed legislation in the United Kingdom, under which men who have sex with drunken women may be found guilty of rape.

The jurors, however, say that when a woman was intoxicated, it is reasonable for a man to take her silence as consent to sex.

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