Rape is disgusting, but the way it’s handled in the US is absolutely horrendous. seeing how it’s handled made me think some changes should be placed.
1. Full anonymity unless it is a widely known figure or person with an extensive criminal history. The person creating the accusation should choose whether they be named or not, but I think the accused should be given the right of privacy unless they fall in the two groups of people I named. If someone accused me of rape, would I want everyone on the news calling me a rapist? Not really.
2. Harsh sentences for blatantly false accusations. Someone falls into a gray boundary? The charges should simply be cleared. A person deliberately lies? They should be given a fine and jail time that would have been placed on the accused.
3. Block information from reaching media until case is cleared. Honestly, I hate the damn media, but the toxic nature of quick assumptions would be stopped be releasing the info and transcript of the court case when it finishes.
what do you guys think of these proposals?