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False Reports: Moving Beyond the Issue to Successfully Investigate and Prosecute Non-Stranger Sexual Assault

General Material

Questions addressed in the article include the following:

  • How many sexual assault reports are false?
  • What is the actual definition of a false report?
  • But what if part of the report is false?

The article then concludes with a discussion of how professionals can work to overcome these challenges, and how to handle the frustrating reality of "real" false reports.