The prosecution of a school administrator at the center of a notorious rape case settled out of court on Monday. An anti-rape-activist considers the deal excessively lenient and worries about what it means for a related prosecution of another school official.
A grand jury is set to meet on April 15 to investigate whether more people should be charged with crimes in the high-profile rape case. The case has ignited commentary on Twitter and criticism of a portion of CNN’s coverage.
Murphy has no patience for hand wringing over the release of the Ohio rape-case video. These technological advances, she says, give a huge boost to rape prosecutors who currently put a mere 2 percent of alleged rapists in jail for even one day.
Some background voices in the otherwise notoriously cruel Steubenville, Ohio, rape video sound disturbed but also powerless. A new simulation computer game lets students practice active response to sex abuse and avoid being a passive bystander.