Next Society Event
29 January
Expert witness skills - how to avoid the pitfalls
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With the exception of the Annual Dinner, all meetings will take place at 7 p.m. at the Medical Society of London, 11 Chandos Street, Cavendish Square, London W1G 9EB, followed by a drinks reception.

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Mr John Yates QPM
This article is taken from the Medico-Legal Journal, which provides readers with considered and stimulating articles on all aspects of medico-legal theory and practice.
John Yates - Rape Investigation – a Policing Perspective - Set against a factual background of statistics dealing with rape and associated crimes (for example, the speaker estimated that the 14,000 rapes reported may represent as few as 10% of all rapes committed) the speaker explained the reasons for and relative successes of the initiatives that have been or are due to be put in place to deal with these dreadful offences which are so often committed by people known to the victim. Does this make it worse for her?
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