North American Judicial Rape Cases

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In North America, 3 of every 1000 sexual assault accusations result in a conviction, an astounding failure to prosecute threshold of 99.7%. Defence teams often create a plausible scenario in which the accusations against the client could be untrue. If the scenario is false or misleading but still plausible, reasonable doubt has been met and reasonable doubt equates to acquittal. As with any case, the burden of proof lays with the prosecution, and if doubt of any degree can be raised, conviction is nearly impossible if not always impossible

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