Belief by juries in rape myths is a myth
According to the only researcher who has asked the jurors themselves
Claims that jurors believe in “rape myths” are themselves myths, according to new findings published by the UK’s leading academic expert on juries.
Professor Cheryl Thomas QC (hon), director of the Judicial Institute at UCL, University of London, was allowed to question former jurors immediately after they had delivered their verdicts. During 2018 and 20…