Until Proven Innocent

Until Proven Innocent

Political Correctness and the Shameful Injustices of the Duke Lacrosse Rape Case

Book - 2007
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The saga of the Duke lacrosse team members' alleged rape of an African-American stripper and the unraveling of the case against them. Covering all five aspects of the case (personal, legal, academic, political, and media), journalist Taylor and historian Johnson argue that law enforcement, a campaigning prosecutor, biased journalists, and left-leaning academics repeatedly refused to pursue the truth while scapegoats were made of these young men, recklessly tarnishing their lives. The story sheds new light on the dangers of rogue prosecutors and police and a cultural tendency toward media-fueled travesties of justice, and has broad political, racial, and cultural relevance to our times.--From publisher description.
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2007.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780312369125
0312369123
Branch Call Number: 364.1532 Taylor 09/2007
Characteristics: x, 420 p., [8] p. of plates :,ill. (some col.) ;,25 cm.
Additional Contributors: Johnson, Robert David 1967-

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Dec 29, 2012

Must read for those smart enough to have spotted the trend of reverse discrimination in modern western society...mostly based on race, class and gender. This book shows why every tuition paying parent should be skeptical of what their children are being taught in class-rooms and why every one us should take everything media feeds us with a rather large grain of salt.

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