The Duke Rape Case Five Years Later: Lessons for the Academy, the Media, and the Criminal Justice System

@inproceedings{Subotnik2012TheDR,
  title={The Duke Rape Case Five Years Later: Lessons for the Academy, the Media, and the Criminal Justice System},
  author={Dan Subotnik},
  year={2012}
}
This article takes a closer look at the Duke Rape Case by analyzing the book Institutional Failures, a collection of essays that testifies to the immense damage wrought by the failure of three systems of control: the University, by failing to protect its students from a mob demanding quick justice; the media, when it reflexively bought the narrative of pampered white students run amok; and the criminal justice system, when it failed to accord the defendants the basic protections offered by… CONTINUE READING

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