R –v- Marcus Walters – Kingston Crown Court – August 2018
John Clifford secures conviction after trial in Rape and ABH case where victim met Defendant through mutual friend on evening in question at her address. All three were drinking before Defendant followed victim upstairs and made unwanted advances in bedroom. When victim refused, Defendant hit her in the face causing a bloodied black eye. He then raped her. Successfully resisted Defence s.41 application to admit victim’s previous consensual sexual behaviour with four other males. Defendant convicted and sentenced to 10 years imprisonment.