Understanding Sexual Violence: Prosecuting Adult Rape and Sexual Assault Cases

Understanding Sexual Violence: Prosecuting Adult Rape and Sexual Assault Cases

Date: 
June 30, 2001

A model curriculum developed with the American Prosecutors Research Institute to provide prosecutors with tools for successful sex crimes prosecutions, especially nonstranger rapes. The curriculum covers such topics as rape myths and stereotypes and their effect on charging decisions, jury selection and jury deliberations; how victim impact affects victim interviewing and preparation; experts such as certified sexual assault examiners; drug-facilitated rape; plea offers and sentencing.

Understanding Sexual Violence: Prosecuting Adult Rape and Sexual Assault Cases - Faculty Manual by Legal Momentum


NOTE: The curriculum references resources that cannot be posted online for copyright reasons. However, if you need these resources, you can email the National Judicial Education Program and we will be able to provide them for you.

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