Skip to comments.Duke Failed to See Gravity of Rape Case, Report Says
Posted on 04/11/2007 5:55:05 PM PDT by hophead
Duke University officials, from the campus police to the highest administrative levels, failed to grasp the seriousness of an accusation that white lacrosse players raped a black woman at a party in March and did not respond quickly enough, said an outside report released yesterday. The report, by William G. Bowen, a former president of Princeton University, and Julius Chambers, a former director of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc., cited "a gap in communications that is extraordinary," noting that the Duke police force had failed to alert administration officials to the racial component of the case.
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You mean they failed to respond to a hoax soon enough?
Perhaps they failed to grasp “it” because there was NO “it”...I hope the 3 guys end up owning Duke!
where was CSI when they were needed?
What a bunch of BS. I cannot believe this crap. The NY Times is an absolute Travesty.
An interesting line from the story.
“Dr. Chambers, who was chancellor of North Carolina Central University from 1993 to 2001, said in the news conference that one aspect that most disturbed him was that Duke officials had not looked deeper into the accusations.”
Dr. Chambers being a former director of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc., was the other author of this report.
He is right. It should have been better investigated.
“It’s not the guilt or innocence of the players, it’s the seriousness of the charge that matters.”
I can imagine that they’re going to really blow some steam when they get their first phone call asking for alumni donations...
Or do you think Duke is actually wise enough to know better and just take them off the list to begin with?
I’d like to see the Duke 88 take out a full page ad apologizing for their rush to judgment, for their presumption of guilt. I hope none of them were teaching criminal law or criminology.
There might have been rape at some other time and place, but not by the lacrosse players and not in that house. The DNA of five men were found on Crystal. But apparently Nifong preferred to keep hidden their identities - payoff? - and charge men he knew were innocent.
Another interesting link to an accuser from the Duke University.
Duke Fallout Continues as Top Black Professor Resigns From Race Committee.
Will she apologize?
GASP...The NY Times publishing gibberish? I’m shocked. Shocked I say.
“The Duke 88”
Anyone have a list of them?
>>The report also criticized administration officials as being too heavily influenced by Durham police reports that the woman “kept changing her story and was not credible” and that “this will blow over.”<<
This is by far the best (i.e. most idiotic) line in the article. It shows EXACTLY what the liberal mindset is: ignore the truth and view it through the best liberal political view.
Toilet paper has a higher ranking than the filthy NYT. This is just more total BS trying to spin their way out of their attacks on the Duke students and support for the criminally-corrupt prosecutor.
Choke on it NYT!
I want to add the email address of this racist, Dr. Karla FC Holloway
William R. Kenan Professor of English, Duke University.
Hey Karen W. ARENSON - do you think Duke understands the gravity of this case NOW? HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!
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