||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 195 (Apr)
||Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Clarke LJ, Morison J and The Recorder of Leeds
||Michael Ivers (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
||Patricia May (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the Crown.
||10 April 2003
Criminal evidence and procedure - Evidence - Rape - Issue of consent - Expert evidence General practitioner's evidence on relevance of orgasm during sexual intercourse to issue of consent - Admissibility of evidence.
The defendant's conviction for two offences of rape was safe because the judge had not erred in permitting the prosecution to adduce expert evidence of orgasms from a general practitioner in relation to the issue of consent.
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