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History of Durham, North Carolina - 2006 Duke University Lacrosse Case, Bennett Place, Duke Homestead and Tobacco Factory, West Point on the Eno (Paperback) Loot Price: R201 Discovery Miles 2 010
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History of Durham, North Carolina - 2006 Duke University Lacrosse Case, Bennett Place, Duke Homestead and Tobacco Factory, West Point on the Eno (Paperback)

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Chapters: 2006 Duke University Lacrosse Case, Bennett Place, Duke Homestead and Tobacco Factory, West Point on the Eno, Welcome to Durham, Usa. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 41. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: In March 2006 Crystal Gail Mangum, a black student at North Carolina Central University who worked as a dancer and escort, falsely accused three white Duke University students, members of the Duke Blue Devils men's lacrosse team, of raping her at a party held at the house of two team's captains in Durham, North Carolina on March 13, 2006. Many people involved in, or commenting on, the case, including prosecutor Mike Nifong, called the alleged assault a hate crime or suggested it might be one. On April 11, 2007, North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper dropped all charges and declared the three players innocent. Cooper stated that the charged players Reade Seligmann, Collin Finnerty, and David Evans were victims of a "tragic rush to accuse." The initial prosecutor for the case, Durham County's District Attorney Mike Nifong, who was labeled a "rogue prosecutor" by Cooper, withdrew from the case in January 2007 after the North Carolina State Bar filed ethics charges against him. That June, Nifong was disbarred for "dishonesty, fraud, deceit and misrepresentation," making Nifong the first prosecutor in North Carolina history to lose his law license based on actions in a case. Nifong was found guilty of criminal contempt and served one day in jail. Cooper pointed to several inconsistencies in Mangums accounts of the evening as well as unimpeachable alibi evidence provided by Seligmann and Finnerty in the summary of findings report. The Durham Police Department came under fire for violating their own policies by allowing Nifong to act as the de facto head of the investigation, gi...http: //booksllc.net/?id=5064922

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2010
First published: October 2010
Editors: Books Llc • Books Group
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 42
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-21798-6
Barcode: 9781156217986
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-156-21798-9

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