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No. My case took two and a half years to go to trial, which is pretty standard.

Wow. Sucks all around, for all parties

Plus, y'know. The whole getting raped bit wasn't much fun either.

Obviously.

Trial delays are not ok for anyone. They prevent the victim from getting (hopefully) closure. Innocent people who can't post bail are stuck in jail, and those who can have this hanging over their heads. Guilty people also have it hanging over their heads.

I would say it is far worse for victims for a million reasons. the main ones being : they have a right to see you give evidence so you have no right to privacy or protection from harassment, you don't get to choose your own lawyer, and you have to give over all of your electronic devices.