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OPINION: Hashtag justice is no justice at all

“It cannot automatically be inferred that the complainant was lying from the not-guilty finding. The verdict can be interpreted to mean that there was insufficient evidence to prove the case beyond a reasonable doubt.”

Prof. Shane Kilcommins, Head of UL’s School of Law writes in The Irish Times about the #IBelieveHer hashtag and social media commentary on the Belfast rape trial.

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