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Duke Lacrosse

Protesting to Prosecution

Stanton Peele | Posted 08.22.2014 | Politics
Stanton Peele

The history of the prosecution of alleged perpetrators of violence against African American victims brought about with heavy public and political pressure hasn't been good for the alleged victims and those who conducted the prosecution.

Where the Boys Are: A Challenge to Snapchat's CEO

Donna Wick, Ed.D | Posted 08.09.2014 | Women
Donna Wick, Ed.D

It's no longer acceptable to condemn individual behavior without looking at the culture that protects and promotes it.

Duke Lacrosse Players Denied

AP | Posted 11.12.2013 | College

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from three former Duke University lacrosse players who were among those false...

Duke Lacrosse Players Denied By Supreme Court

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | College

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON, Oct 7 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to consider whether three Duke University ...

Institutional Blackface

James Peterson | Posted 01.20.2013 | Black Voices
James Peterson

This blackface incident stings a bit more, not just because it's my alma mater, but because of the fact that a head coach of a Division I sports team was not aware that a student athlete engaging in this kind of act might not be a good look for the team, the program, or the university.

New Twist In Edwards Case Unfolds As Defense Hits A Snag

AP | MICHAEL BIESECKER | Posted 12.10.2011 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. — A key member of the legal team defending John Edwards against campaign finance charges will likely be unable to represent the fo...

Wrongly Accused Duke Lacrosse Players Ask For Lawsuit Against Durham To Proceed

AP | Posted 11.26.2011 | College

DURHAM, N.C. — A group of former Duke University lacrosse players wrongly arrested on rape charges in 2006 has asked a federal appeals court to ...

Elizabeth Seeberg Could Not Have Done More

Roger Canaff | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Roger Canaff

There's an ocean of ignorance out there regarding what happened to Lizzy Seeberg. Some are repeating over and over again the meaningless mantra that that we must all "Remember Duke Lacrosse."

Infamous Duke 'Lacrosse House' Destroyed

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Can the destruction of a house wipe out the memories associated with it? The News Observer reports that demolition began on the notorious Duke "lac...

The Hills Recap: Some Stuff Happened and Stephanie is Not Familiar with Lacrosse

Annie Stamell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Annie Stamell

Some stuff happened during The Hills' latest episode, called "A New Bird" but all I can remember is that Speidi was suspiciously absent and that Stephanie Pratt doesn't know what lacrosse is.

The Troublesome Antonio Cromartie

Morris W. O'Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Morris W. O'Kelly

Should we as African-Americans be more upset at the racist stereotypes being "celebrated" at a college frat party or at the behavior of those like Antonio Cromartie which feed into them?

Creating a Culture of Innocence: Lessons from Hofstra and Duke

Alafair Burke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alafair Burke

Because of selective information processing, beliefs in a defendant's guilt are naturally sticky. Cognitive science suggests prosecutors might unintentionally distort their analysis of new evidence.

Woman That Accused Duke Lacrosse Players Of Rape Pens Memoir About Case

AP | MARLON A. WALKER and AARON BEARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

DURHAM, N.C. — The woman who prosecutors determined falsely accused three Duke lacrosse players of rape maintains in a new memoir that she was a...

Duke Prosecutor Files For Bankruptcy Citing $180M In Liabilities

AP | Aaron Beard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The disgraced former prosecutor who led the debunked Duke lacrosse rape case filed for bankruptcy Tuesday, citing more than $180 million in liabilitie...

Fmr Duke Lacrosse Players Sue Nifong, City Of Durham

Associated Press | AARON BEARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Three former Duke lacrosse players falsely accused of rape filed a federal lawsuit Friday against disgraced prosecutor Mike Nifong, the city of Durham...

Duke Univ Apologizes To Lacrosse Players Falsely Accused Of Rape

AP | AARON BEARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Duke University President Richard Brodhead apologized Saturday for not better supporting the men's lacrosse players falsely accused in last year's hig...

Duke Lacrosse Prosecutor Reports To Jail

Associated Press | AARON BEARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The prosecutor who led the now-discredited Duke lacrosse rape case reported to jail Friday to serve a 24-hour sentence for contempt of court. The city...