What is a false allegation of rape? – OUPblog

Posted January 31st, 2013 in evidence, news, rape by sally

“What is a false allegation of rape? At first, this might appear to be a daft question. Reflecting the general tendency to think of the truth or otherwise of allegations in reductive terms of being either true or false, the meaning of “false allegation” is commonly taken to be self-evident. A false allegation of rape is an allegation that is false; the rape alleged did not, in fact, occur. In the abstract, this seems a perfectly logical and sensible approach.”

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OUPblog, 31st January 2013

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