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5. Sexual crime: evidential challenges
Date:
Wednesday 20 February 2019
Time:
05:45pm - 07:15pm
Speaker:
Dr Sandy Brindly (Chief Executive, Rape Crisis Scotland) and Prof. Michelle Burman (University of Glasgow)
Seminar Details:

Prof. Burman will be reflecting on the key findings from research she is involved in into how sexual offence complainers experience the Scottish justice process, while Sandy Brindley will be speaking about people’s motivations and decision making around reporting, and some of the challenges of obtaining best evidence from complainers in an adversarial justice system.

 

Sandy Brindley has been Chief Executive of Rape Crisis Scotland since 2017, and was National Coordinator prior to that from 2003 when the national organisation was established. Prior to her involvement with Rape Crisis Scotland, Sandy worked at the Rape Crisis Centre in Glasgow for 8 years. Sandy has been a member of the advisory groups for both the Scottish Law Commission and the Crown Office reviews of rape and sexual offences. She is a member of the Scottish Government’s Joint Strategic Board on Violence against Women and Girls, and the Crown Office Expert Group on Sexual Offences. 

Michele Burman is the Professor of Criminology and Head of the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Glasgow. She is also a Founding Co-Director of the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research. She has longstanding research interests in criminal justice responses to violence against women and children and has published widely in this area. She is an elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (FRSE).  

 

Booking fee: members £50; non-members £80; trainee/paralegal from member firm £15; trainee/paralegal from non-member firm £25

Sandy Brindley has been Chief Executive of Rape Crisis Scotland since 2017, and was National Coordinator prior to that from 2003 when the national organisation was established. Prior to her involvement with Rape Crisis Scotland, Sandy worked at the Rape Crisis Centre in Glasgow for 8 years. Sandy has been a member of the advisory groups for both the Scottish Law Commission and the Crown Office reviews of rape and sexual offences. She is a member of the Scottish Government’s Joint Strategic Board on Violence against Women and Girls, and the Crown Office Expert Group on Sexual Offences.

Michele Burman is the Professor of Criminology and Head of the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Glasgow. She is also a Founding Co-Director of the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research. She has longstanding research interests in criminal justice responses to violence against women and children and has published widely in this area. She is an elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (FRSE). 

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