Rebecca Erkan-Bax’s client acquitted of rape
Rebecca Erkan-Bax represented a defendant who faced five counts of rape. The complainant and defendant had previously had a consensual sexual relationship, but the complainant alleged that the defendant had used force to commit the alleged non-consensual acts. The complainant called the police after the defendant smashed the complainant’s living room windows and made threats towards her.
The defendant and the complainant both had significant mental health issues and required extensive assistance throughout the trial process.
The jury acquitted the defendant of all charges unanimously.