Skip to comments.A.G.'s Statement Dropping Duke Rape Case
Posted on 04/11/2007 12:02:28 PM PDT by Sleeping Freeper
Statement from North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper on the Duke University lacrosse rape case. Good afternoon, everyone.
On Jan. 13 of this year, I accepted the request of the Durham district attorney to take over three Durham cases. At the time, I promised a fresh and thorough review of the facts and a decision on the best way to proceed.
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Shep Smith is melting down on FOX.
Shepard Smith is losing it.
The bald headed guy on the left of the split screen wants everyone to know that all is OK now.
Kind of like, hey no harm done here, let’s move along.
Can’t we get some people who can just report the news, instead of these drama queens and hucksters?
Talk about incompetence.
He is absolutely livid about the lack of DNA evidence and the fact Nifong knew this before he actually charged the guys.
It was really a drama queen moment but just wait........ the military is given a troop deployment update and good old Shep will go bonkers again. He’s nothing if not predictable.
Probably not as dramatic as the just evidenced episode though.
Looks to me from the statement that he bitch slapped nifong in his presser.
You know that’s a pipe dream. Gotta keep those drama queens on the payroll.
I’d think CBS may be rethinking the 15 mil they are paying the perky one each year.
prosecutors are mostly short, poorly endowed and emotionally stilted wanna-bees
consider this when next some one swoons over Rudy
And so the door to lawsuits against Duke, Nifong, the Dirty 88, and the accuser squeaks open....
Go git'em, boys!
Now if someone would bitch slap Shep Smith.
I haven’t watched Shep Smith in a very long time. What’s he melting down about?
I missed Fox this morning while traveling. What about this was Shep taking on about?
No comment, LOL.
Nifong is really toast now.
Shockingly tough statement.
Even proposing a law to stop overreaching prosecutors.
My feeling this would be a simple “evidence does not suggest the events occurred as alleged” is completely untrue
Probably wouldn't be the first time.... LOL.
“No more criminal proceedings will occur.” I guess that means that neither Nifong nor Crystal Gail Mangum will face charges for thier conduct. Too bad.
I’ll drink to that (but I’ve got some Irish in me genes)!
Quite the little drama queen, Shep is!
It seems like a bad idea to allow the State Supreme Court to remove a prosecutor from a case. That should be the job of the state AG or the Governor.
"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus
who is this smith guy? was he upset the charges were dropped?
What’s with Shep? He didn’t believe a rape had occurred, did he?
I believe that they were referring to the defendants, Nifong is in for a lot of trouble, they’re talking disbarment .
I look forward to reading the full report when it comes out, but for now thank God finally these young men are free from legal jeopardy! I can’t imagine what the past year has been like for them and their families.
The NC AG will not press charges against “precious”..... I was surprised he said that at this press conference..... he should have made her sweat a while.....
“Based on the significant inconsistencies between the evidence and the various accounts given by the accusing witness, we believe these three individuals are innocent of these charges.”
“Next week, we’ll be providing a written summary of the important factual findings and some of the specific contradictions that have led us to the conclusion that no attack occurred.”
The attorney general’s office isn’t just dropping the charges, but actually exonerating the accused men.
Oh, I don’t think those charges are ruled out at all. I think he simply means no more criminal proceedings will take place in the cases against the three lacrosse players.
I was really surprised at what he actually said.
I was scared we were going to get weasel words.
Mizzz Mangum should be charged also.
No, he was happy the charges were dropped. He was having a ShepSmith “moment” while slamming Nifong.
You’ll have to tune in to FOX to get the real picture of just what a ShepSmith “moment” is. He had first such “moment” during Katrina coverage if my memory is correct.
“Whorealdo Riviera” was just as good at having such “moments” during Katrina coverage. He should be relegated to opening old vaults, looking for buried treasure. Riviera, that is. I really don’t know what should be done with Shep. Maybe shipped back home to Northern Mississippi for a seance or something.
Thanks for posting.
So, a) the Duke lacrosse team hired strippers, b) one of whom made up a story about being kidnapped & raped, c) the up-for-re-election DA believed her and prosecuted sans evidence, and d) Shep’s nutting out.
Is this a great country or what?
I say lay off Shep - Shep good doggie.
Jerry Rivers, University of ARizona alum, changed name as to further his career as a minority?
Thank you so very much for posting those exact words, sitetest! I just got home and missed the press conference and was wondering how the prosecutor would word this.
Now it’s YOUR turn.
AG said she wouldn’t be. He said that she actually believed her multiple changing stories...basically, he implied that she’s got Pretty Serious Issues. There was mention of “records under seal”...wouldn’t surprise me if they’ve got some psychiatric evaluations there that paint Crystal Gail Mangum as a pretty screwed-up young woman.
I am soo sorry you missed the press conf- you would have LOVED it.
I’m sure you can see it later on youtube or somewhere...it’s worth it...used words like “innocent” (not JUST not-guilty) and “rogue prosecutor”...he was extremely forceful..
There would have been a plea bargain and the poor smucks would have been stuck doing time and have this garbage to deal with the rest of their lives. Nifong is pure evil whale sh$t, I hope they string him up by his two inch little pencil eraser.
Bears repeating. This statement from the state AG just gave the defense lawyers a huge boost for the civil suits sure to follow. I would love to serve on one of those juries.
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