Posts tagged "steubenville rape trial"

4 More School Employees Indicted In Steubenville Rape Case

This morning, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced that four additional Steubenville, Ohio, school employees have been indicted by a grand jury in relation to the Steubenville rape case, in which two high school athletes were tried and convicted in the 2012 rape of a 16-year-old girl. According DeWine, via Huffingto…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 25, 2013

Steubenville Football Coach Gets Two-Year Contract With School System Renewed

accountability, noun — the quality or state of being  accountable;  especially: an obligation or willingness to accept responsibility or to account for one's actions It must be nice to be Steubenville, Ohio, football coach Reno Saccoccia. Coach Saccoccia is required by law to report child abuse and is said to have known about the rape of…
By: Jessica Wakeman / April 23, 2013

The Soapbox: I Am Not Your Wife, Sister Or Daughter — I Am A Person

I don’t have to tell you that Steubenville is all over the news. I don’t have to tell you that the fact that Trent Mays and Ma’lik Richmond, the two teenagers convicted of raping a sixteen year old girl, were only sentenced to a combined three years in juvenile prison, is a fucking joke. Each will…
By: Anne Theriault / March 20, 2013

Ma’lik Richmond’s Attorney Plans To Appeal Steubenville Decision Because “His Brain Isn’t Fully Developed”

Walter Madison, the lawyer for Ma'lik Richmond, one of the teens convicted of raping a 16-year-old girl in Steubenville, Ohio, says he plans to appeal Judge Tom Lipps decision, based on scientific evidence that his client's brain wasn't fully developed at the…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 20, 2013

Henry Rollins Speaks Out On Steubenville Rape, Actually Has Some Pretty Great Things To Say

"Many people are angry that more time was not given to the offenders. This seems to be the prevailing sentiment. I understand the anger but don’t know if adding a decade onto their sentences would be of any benefit. To me, the problem that needs to be addressed is where in the information chain were…
By: Julie Gerstein / March 19, 2013

Steubenville Rape Victim Asks For Donations To Be Sent To Women’s Shelter

Prior to and in the aftermath of the Steubenville rape trial verdict, donations have poured in from supporters wishing to contribute to the rape victim's legal counsel. But "Jane Doe"'s attorney Bob Fitzsimmons says he is doing the case pro bono. Since he…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 19, 2013

2 Teen Girls Arrested & Charged With Allegedly Threatening Steubenville Rape Victim

Sweet mother of God, what the hell is happening with teenagers today? Two teenage girls have been arrested for allegedly making threats -- on social media -- against the Steubenville rape victim, following Trent Mays' and Ma'lik Richmond's convictions on Sunday. “Let me be clear,” Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine (above) said in a…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 19, 2013

Fox News, MSNBC & CNN Air Name Of 16-Year-Old Steubenville Rape Victim [UPDATED]

UPDATE: It turns out MSNBC and CNN also did not bleep out the victim's name when showing clips of Trent Mays' statement in court yesterday. I've changed the title of the post to reflect that and my ire at Fox News in the text below is now directed at them as well. Additionally, I have…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 18, 2013

The Onion Parodied CNN’s Steubenville Coverage — Two Years Ago!

CNN's coverage of Sunday's Steubenville rape trial verdict was so offensive and abhorrant that it would be worthy of being parodied by comedy news website The Onion -- except The Onion already did a parody of CNN's rape coverage ... in 2011!
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 18, 2013

CNN Mourns That Rapists’ Lives Have Been Ruined By Steubenville Guilty Verdict

UPDATE [2]: Okay, I've put the video back, in two parts, minus Trent Mays' testimony. UPDATE: I have pulled the video from this post for the time being, as I believe at one point in the eight minute segment, you can hear Mays use the victim's name. I'll try to replace the video with a versio…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 18, 2013

Steubenville Rape Trial Verdict To Be Handed Down This Morning [UPDATED: Guilty]

UPDATE [2]: Mays has been sentenced to serve two years consecutively at minimum, or until he is 21 at maximum. Richmond has been sentenced to serve one year at minimum, or until he is 21 at maximum. Both will be required to register as juvenile sex offenders. Both may not have contact with the victim at…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 17, 2013