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The social gathering was once deliberate . . . university pals, booze, even a number of strippers. yet, the revelry the men have been looking ahead to by no means occurred. rather than the great time that they had was hoping for, numerous individuals of the Duke college lacrosse staff have been charged with attack and rape. Amazingly, whilst the district lawyer stepped as much as the financial institution of microphones on a global degree and made his pronouncement, it soulded like a simple verdict. Few suspected that this blockbuster of a information tale was once in accordance with lies and furthered by means of deepest political ambitions.

Seasoned trial legal professional Nader Baydoun, a Duke alumnus, paid shut recognition to the lacrosse case from the instant it broke. And it wasn't lengthy sooner than he suspected that whatever used to be incorrect. Baydoun begun digging. here is what he and his collaborator, New York Times best-selling writer and lawyer R. Stephanie stable, found:

  • From the very begin, the intended sufferer, Crystal Gale Mangum, and her associate, gave hugely inconsistent statements
  • District lawyer Mike Nifong by no means interviewed Mangum concerning the evening of the intended rape
  • The DA damned the avid gamers within the press even after he observed DNA proof that irrevocably vindicated them
  • Nifong made a deal to maintain exculpatory DNA facts a secret
  • The DA refused to check different proof that proved the gamers couldn't have sexually assaulted Mangum, together with rock-solid alibis

These appalling evidence, in addition to many others published right here, upload as much as this: At no time used to be there ever any credible proof rape had occurred―and the DA dragged 3 blameless younger males via a cruel gauntlet for the only real function of advancing his political career.

In this landmark e-book, Baydoun supplies the behind-the-scenes account of the Duke lacrosse rape case from basic resources, and sheds mild at the actual sufferers in a case that gripped the nation.

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I would also like to thank and acknowledge Duke Law School Professors James E. Coleman, Jr. and Paul Haagan, and Duke Chemistry Professor Dr. Steven Baldwin for taking the time to meet with us, and especially for having the courage to speak out on behalf of the lacrosse team and for contributing so much essential information to this book. A heartfelt thank you to Reade Seligmann’s attorney, the late J. Kirk Osborn, whose insight in allowing his defense motions to be published on the Internet for all to see helped to open the eyes of so many.

The players chipped in to cover the $800 fee that the women charged for their performance, which was to be for a two-hour period. Several different versions of the events that transpired that evening have been offered, but the end result remained the same. A woman claimed that a rape occurred, and it turned the lives of countless people and an entire community upside down. Most significantly, it changed forever the lives of three Duke athletes and their families. He offered his opinion about why Roberts probably called the police.

When asked if she could remember any further details of her assailants, she stated that she could not. The two photo identification sessions that had thus far been administered to Mangum were overseen by an investigator who was not involved in the case. ” He also told her that he did not know whether the person who committed the crime was included. ” These are important safeguards necessary to prevent bias during the identification process. But there was a procedural problem with the photo arrays.

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