Despite more than forty years of law reform aimed at improving the experience of giving evidence for adult rape complainants, Ministry of Justice research in 2018 re-confirmed that the process remains distressing and re-traumatizing. Elisabeth McDonald has written a book Mahoney on Evidence: Act and Analysis that compiles her research into this area, and she spoke to Sherry Zhang.
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