Clarke forced to apologise for rape comments – The Guardian

Posted May 19th, 2011 in guilty pleas, lord chancellor, news, rape, sentencing by tracey

“Kenneth Clarke, the justice secretary, is expected to announce a climbdown over his plan for sentence discounts of up to 50% for early guilty pleas after he provoked a row by appearing to suggest that some rapes are more serious than others.”

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The Guardian, 18th May 2011