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The get together used to be deliberate . . . university acquaintances, booze, even a number of strippers. yet, the revelry the lads have been awaiting by no means occurred. rather than the great time that they had was hoping for, a number of contributors of the Duke collage lacrosse group have been charged with attack and rape. Amazingly, whilst the district lawyer stepped as much as the financial institution of microphones on an international degree and made his pronouncement, it soulded like a simple verdict. Few suspected that this blockbuster of a information tale used to be according to lies and furthered by means of deepest political ambitions.
Seasoned trial attorney Nader Baydoun, a Duke alumnus, paid shut consciousness to the lacrosse case from the instant it broke. And it wasn't lengthy ahead of he suspected that anything was once flawed. Baydoun began digging. here is what he and his collaborator, New York Times best-selling writer and legal professional R. Stephanie solid, found:
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Freda and Nifong vied for Jim’s approval. And whomever Hardin would tend to listen to, the other one would get bent out of shape. ’s Office from around 1980 until now. So his retirement with the state is close to fully vested. Vested with the State of North Carolina is thirty years. At the time Nifong was appointed by the Governor, he was a wholly apolitical individual. In fact, he disliked politics. He always told people, “I’m happy doing what I’m doing,” and if he’d stayed in what he was doing, we wouldn’t be in this mess today.
But the more I thought about it, the more implausible it seemed. The incident allegedly took place at a lacrosse team party where alcohol was served. Like many people at Duke, I attended college parties where drinking was involved. I was an athlete and a member of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity. I spent much of my time with other athletes, as well as many nonathletes. I also attended numerous parties thrown by athletes and fraternities. The one aspect of these rape allegations that did not make any sense to me was the notion that something this outrageous could occur in the midst of forty to fifty Duke students and no one had a strong enough sense of responsibility or the conscience to intervene and stop it.
Thus far,Mangum had not identified any of the boys as her attackers. Had Mangum been given an opportunity to see the boys’ faces on television when they were entering the crime lab, she would have had the opportunity to study them and perhaps claim that some of the boys were her attackers. On March 24, 2006, the day after the NTO was carried out, Durham District Attorney Mike Nifong took over the case. A. to take charge of a case prior to an arrest having been made. At this point, as mentioned earlier, the lacrosse captains, Zash, Flannery, and Evans, had voluntarily given statements, had their pictures taken, submitted DNA samples, and even offered to take polygraphs.
A Rush to Injustice. How Power, Prejudice, Racism, and Political Correctness Overshadowed Truth and... by Nader Baydoun, Visit Amazon's R. Stephanie Good Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, R. Stephanie Good,