Sexual assault

Keith Brown promises reforms to raise conviction rate in sex cases

Scotland's new justice secretary has said he will not shy away from reforms that would raise the conviction rate in sex cases.

Published 21 July 2021

Conduct of sexual assault trial ‘gives rise to real causes of concern’

The manner in which a sexual assault case was conducted "gives rise to real causes of concern", the Lord Justice General has said.

Published 27 May 2020

Forensic medical services for sexual assault complainers to be improved

Proposals to improve forensic medical services for rape and sexual assault complainers have been launched.

Published 15 February 2019