Charges ‘unlikely’ for bystanders who failed to report rape say prosecutors

Charges ‘unlikely’ for bystanders who failed to report rape say prosecutors

Kevin McMunigal, a former federal prosecutor and law professor at Case Western Reserve University, told the BBC that in most US states bystanders are under no legal obligation to intervene or help unless they have a “specific duty” to do so, such as parents, teachers, caretakers or police officers.

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