CASE SUMMARIES : Rape

The following notes of judgments were prepared by the reporters of the All England Law Reports.

Rape

R v Linekar; CA (Cr Div) (Swinton Thomas LJ, Morland, Steel JJ); 21 Oct 1994.

The only types of fraud which could vitiate consent in a case of rape were frauds as to the nature of the act itself or as to the identity of the person doing it.

Jonathan Markson (Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the appellant; Timothy Spenser (CPS) for the Crown.

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