Workshops - options for reforming trial process in acquaintance rape cases
~~~~28 AUG 2019, AUCKLAND
Professor Elisabeth McDonald and Paulette Benton-Greig will present findings and reform proposals from their research into rape cases – adult acquaintance cases and comparator cases from Specialist Sexual Violence Court Pilot.
Workshop participants include international experts on rape law reform:
Professor Vanessa Munro (University of Warwick)
Associate-Professor Julia Quilter (University of Wollongong)
Note – Professor Munro is also giving the 2019 Shirley Smith Address entitled “Judging Juries: The ‘Common Sense’ Conundrums of Prosecuting Violence Against Women”. This will be held at the Grand Hall on 29th August and is a free public event but attendees need to register due to Parliamentary security.
NZ Law Foundation in conjunction with the Borrin Foundation has awarded up to $16,355 towards bringing two international speakers and towards workshop costs