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(Duke) lacrosse accuser (Crystal Mangum) wants murder charge dismissed, new judge
WRAL.com ^ | 5 April 2012 | Erin Hartness

Posted on 04/05/2012 1:26:01 PM PDT by Moose4

Durham, N.C. — The Durham woman who falsely accused three Duke University lacrosse players of rape in 2006 filed motions Thursday asking that a murder charge against her be dismissed and that the judge in the case to recuse himself.

Crystal Mangum, 32, is charged in the death of Reginald Daye, 46, who was stabbed with a kitchen knife during an April 3, 2011, argument at his Durham apartment, police said. They had been dating for about a month at the time of his death.

Mangum filed the motions herself, with the assistance of a supporter who isn't an attorney. The motions state that Mangum isn't happy with the work of her court-appointed lawyer.

The dismissal motion alleges that Mangum was defending herself against a drunken Daye when the stabbing occurred. It also alleges that the stab wound didn't kill Daye, who died more than a week later at Duke University Hospital, suggesting instead that other health problems led to his death.

Mangum also asked that Superior Court Judge Osmond Smith remove himself from the case, citing his involvement in the Duke lacrosse case and alleging that his rulings show bias against her.

(Excerpt) Read more at wral.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: North Carolina
KEYWORDS: crazycrystal; dukelax; durham
Durham's own racial martyr, Crystal Mangum, in the news again.

}:-)4

1 posted on 04/05/2012 1:26:05 PM PDT by Moose4
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To: abb

Duke LAX ping. Crazy Crystal in the news again.

}:-)4


2 posted on 04/05/2012 1:26:48 PM PDT by Moose4 ("Oderint dum metuant" -- "Let them hate, as long as they fear." (Lucius Accius, c. 130 BC))
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To: Moose4

Fry her!


3 posted on 04/05/2012 1:27:35 PM PDT by Batman11 (Obama's poll numbers are so low the Kenyans are claiming he was born in the USA!)
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To: Moose4

Now, THAT is a VERY interesting development.


4 posted on 04/05/2012 1:28:06 PM PDT by left that other site
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To: Moose4
well, well, another poster child for the left bites the dirt.

I'm sure she didn't do it. Case closed!! Move on.

5 posted on 04/05/2012 1:29:30 PM PDT by evad (STOP SPENDING, STOP SPENDING, STOP SPENDING. It's the SPENDING Stupid)
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To: Moose4

Somewhere, there is a female counterpart of Reginald Daye, whose life will not be taken a few years from now because of the self-defense of Mr. Zimmerman.


6 posted on 04/05/2012 1:32:11 PM PDT by Dr. Sivana (May Mitt Romney be the Paul Tsongas of 2012.)
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To: Moose4

It’s quite possible that she’s had several months to dry out in jail and is actually thinking more clearly than she has in years.


7 posted on 04/05/2012 1:33:21 PM PDT by krb (Obama is a miserable failure.)
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To: Moose4
"..Mangum isn't happy with the work of her court-appointed lawyer."

Maybe she can get that disgraced ex-DA, whatzizdingie, to represent her. I'm sure he's not too busy to take up the case (if he's outta jail).

8 posted on 04/05/2012 1:38:02 PM PDT by evad (STOP SPENDING, STOP SPENDING, STOP SPENDING. It's the SPENDING Stupid)
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To: Moose4

The answer is:

Mangrum is not cooling her ass in jail for filing blatantly false charges against 3 wholly innocent young white men.

Alex, What is evidence that Durham, NC is a town infested by hate-filled, black racists?


9 posted on 04/05/2012 1:39:53 PM PDT by EyeGuy (2012: When the Levee Breaks)
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To: Moose4

I wonder if Michelle thinks Crystal looks like her daughter.


10 posted on 04/05/2012 1:42:52 PM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: Moose4

Where is Jesse? Where is Al??
Why hasn’t Obama said Crystal looks like his daughters??
This is a National Tragedy!!!!


11 posted on 04/05/2012 1:46:10 PM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the New American Revolution and the Crusades 2012?)
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To: Moose4

The worst thing about this whole Duke affair was that if the students had not had absolute proof, they would be rotting in jail, convicted by political correctness.


12 posted on 04/05/2012 1:46:42 PM PDT by yarddog
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To: Moose4

This skankho is likely to be on the 0bama pardon list.


13 posted on 04/05/2012 1:46:51 PM PDT by soycd
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To: Moose4

If she claims self-defence then she should go free.


14 posted on 04/05/2012 1:47:47 PM PDT by Oztrich Boy (This world is a comedy to those that think, a tragedy to those that feel - Horace Walpole)
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To: Moose4

Where is Jesse? Where is Al??
Why hasn’t Obama said Crystal looks like his daughters??
This is a National Tragedy!!!!


15 posted on 04/05/2012 1:50:26 PM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the New American Revolution and the Crusades 2012?)
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To: Moose4

....and her ex boyfriend wants his life back..................


16 posted on 04/05/2012 1:51:59 PM PDT by Red Badger (Think logically. Act normally.................)
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To: soycd

The President cannot pardon crimes from state charges.............


17 posted on 04/05/2012 1:53:22 PM PDT by Red Badger (Think logically. Act normally.................)
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18 posted on 04/05/2012 1:55:05 PM PDT by evets (beer)
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To: Moose4
I can see what the Duke guys saw in her

good choice of "entertainment" guys

I hope this learned you something

19 posted on 04/05/2012 2:06:53 PM PDT by Mr. K (If Romney wins the primary, I am writing-in PALIN)
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To: Red Badger

However, his power to pardon offenses against federal crimes is unlimited, which I think is perhaps the only such power in the Constitution. It’s never been dramatically abused, but the potential is there.

In a book I read recently, a wave of terrorism led Congress to pass a law giving jurisdiction over politically-inspired violence solely to the federal system.

The President promptly started pardoning anyone who killed one of his political enemies, giving him essentially the power to order executions at will. Entirely Constitutional, too.


20 posted on 04/05/2012 2:09:11 PM PDT by Sherman Logan
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To: Sherman Logan

On his last day in office in the last few hours (hopefully in January 2013), I expect him to get writer’s cramp pardoning anybody and everybody, as long as they come up with the dough to get that autograph................


21 posted on 04/05/2012 2:17:25 PM PDT by Red Badger (Think logically. Act normally.................)
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To: Moose4

I generally oppose the death penalty tho there are cases where no other punishment is justice.

I think Nifong should be put up against a wall and executed.

He was perfectly willing to destroy the lives of three innocent (tho stupid) young men just to enhance his chance of staying prosecutor.


22 posted on 04/05/2012 2:33:48 PM PDT by yarddog
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To: abner; Alia; beyondashadow; Bitter Bierce; bjc; Bogeygolfer; BossLady; Brytani; bwteim; Carling; ..

ping


23 posted on 04/05/2012 2:47:21 PM PDT by abb ("What ISN'T in the news is often more important than what IS." Ed Biersmith, 1942 -)
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To: Mr. K

You can?????????


24 posted on 04/05/2012 3:09:25 PM PDT by FrdmLvr (culture, language, borders)
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To: FrdmLvr

if you squint really really hard....

that plus the multiple semen stains in her underpants


25 posted on 04/05/2012 3:11:15 PM PDT by Mr. K (If Romney wins the primary, I am writing-in PALIN)
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To: Mr. K

LOL!!!


26 posted on 04/05/2012 3:13:10 PM PDT by FrdmLvr (culture, language, borders)
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To: Mr. K
it looks like a for profit AIDS dispenser...
27 posted on 04/05/2012 3:41:21 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Chode

By next week, she’ll ask for the trial to be transferred to Sanford, Fl.


28 posted on 04/06/2012 5:37:21 AM PDT by ken5050
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To: FrdmLvr; Mr. K

I think you missed his sarcasm.

Unless I’m reading him wrong, Mr. K is one of those die hards who still blame the lacrosse team for three of its members being falsely charged with rape.


29 posted on 04/06/2012 11:20:29 AM PDT by Locomotive Breath
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To: ken5050
too funny...
30 posted on 04/06/2012 2:43:28 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Moose4

“...that the judge in the case to recuse himself.”

Are there no editors?


31 posted on 04/06/2012 2:52:44 PM PDT by EDINVA
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To: Locomotive Breath

Huh?

what are you nuts?

I blame the Duke Lacrosse players ONLY for their choice of entertainment, which is what started this all- I hope they leanred something

But everything that happened later was totally the result of Nifong who should spend the REST OF HIS LIFE IN JAIL for what he tried to do, for his own polical gain.

The stripper was a sleazy whore, but her false complaint would have gone no where without Nifong amplifying the damage 1000-fold

Nifong is the biggest villian in this horror story, the stripper is second, but the Duke boys are not totally blameless for the choice they made, and this serves an example of just how bad things can get when you make dumb choices.

I mean geez- they hire a stripper and nearly ruin their lives

Next time go to the movies and try to find a nice girl you would be willing to take home to your parents.

Now- are we clear? Is any of this objectionalble to anyone? Please correct me where I am wrong


32 posted on 04/07/2012 10:27:54 AM PDT by Mr. K (If Romney wins the primary, I am writing-in PALIN)
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To: Mr. K

“they hire a stripper and nearly ruin their lives”

The second is in no sense any possible predictable consequence of the first. For someone to have made a bad decision, the consequences of that decision must be knowable in advance. Hindsight doesn’t count.

She could have been a painter or plumber who was equally nuts. Any stranger in your home can be equally unpredictable.

All you have to do is give a woman a chivalrous ride home in your car and if she accuses you of rape she equally can ruin your life.

For just this reason, when I used to be a university faculty member, I would never ever have a closed door meeting with a female undergraduate. In order to treat everyone equally, I made the male undergraduates leave the door open too.


33 posted on 04/07/2012 1:16:01 PM PDT by Locomotive Breath
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To: evad

Nifong’s no longer an attorney and can’t take the case anyway. He was disbarred. Good riddance.


34 posted on 04/07/2012 1:22:53 PM PDT by Darren McCarty (Time for brokered convention)
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To: Darren McCarty
but..but..it's such a clear case of self defense against rape.
Hell, I could even defend this one.

Paging Gloria ALL-RED, Big Al, The Rev.....hep me, hep me..

35 posted on 04/07/2012 2:32:53 PM PDT by evad (STOP SPENDING, STOP SPENDING, STOP SPENDING. It's the SPENDING Stupid)
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To: evad

..and Obama


36 posted on 04/07/2012 2:34:38 PM PDT by evad (STOP SPENDING, STOP SPENDING, STOP SPENDING. It's the SPENDING Stupid)
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To: Locomotive Breath
you are right, but it did.... which is my point

They didn't hire a plumber or an electrician or innocently offer a ride to someone who turned out to be nuts, they hired a whore

You do see my point here, don't you? All of those other choices are innocent- hiring a whore is not

And hey - I am no saint- I have gone to strip clubs- I'll admit it- but I am glad none of the more embarrassing moments in my life turned out this bad

37 posted on 04/07/2012 3:30:56 PM PDT by Mr. K (If Romney wins the primary, I am writing-in PALIN)
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To: Mr. K

No, wrong. They hired a DANCER with the intent of NOT having sex with her or even touching her. In the event, she who turned out to be a whore. And nuts. They could have also hired a plumber. Who turned out to be a whore. And nuts. Same result. Neither action could have reasonably been expected to produce a rape charge.

You’re supposed to be able to hire a dancer (or anyone), NOT rape her, and then NOT be charged with rape.


38 posted on 04/07/2012 3:54:54 PM PDT by Locomotive Breath
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To: Mr. K

good choice of “entertainment” guys


They contacted an “Escort Service” and hired a “Dancer.” My best guess is unless you work through an agency that charges four figures, you end up with something that looks like Crystal Mangum.


39 posted on 04/07/2012 5:42:57 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse
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To: Mr. K

I blame the Duke Lacrosse players ONLY for their choice of entertainment, which is what started this all- I hope they leanred something


One poor rich bastard wasn’t even at the party in the first place. Another left before the whores arrived. They were targetted because they offended bigots by breathing while white.


40 posted on 04/07/2012 5:43:10 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse
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