• Amanda wrote a new post, Quickies: Catching serial rapists, on the site Skepchick 10 months, 1 week ago

    An epidemic of disbelief – CW: Sexual assault, rape. Testing a backlog of years-old rape kits has lead to the discovery of many serial rapists, as well as revealing that many serial rapists do not follow patterns […]

    • Its another mirror to Lisak’s findings; ‘Date’ or Acquaintance rapists are NOT different from burglar/stranger rapists. They are violent repeat offenders with multiple crimes in their histories. Whether or not they’re on the swim team.

      Supposedly, the victim’s history is not material to investigation or prosecution. But the accused’s OUGHT to be. Past behavior is the best predictor of future behavior. Lisak’s subjects, all unindicted and not even accused, had an average of 7 rape victims each. And their average age was only about 21.