26/11/2018

Faculty of Advocates Debate: Rape complainers should be represented in court

CPD: 1 hour Cost: Free Venue: Edinburgh: Laigh Hall, Parliament House

Faculty of Advocates in association with Rape Crisis Scotland

The Faculty and Rape Crisis Scotland are hosting a debate at 6pm on Wednesday, 28 November.

The motion will be “this house believes that prosecution in the public interest cannot deliver justice to rape complainers unless they have independent representation”. The debate will be hosted by the Gordon Jackson QC, Dean of Faculty. Ampersand’s Simon di Rollo QC and Professor Peter Duff, Aberdeen University Law School will speak in favour of the motion; Murdo Macleod QC and Clare Connelly, Advocate, will speak against the motion. The event will attract 1 hour of substantive law CPD.

Tickets are free and can be booked via Eventbrite here.

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