"She Was Like A Dead Body": Text Messages Read Aloud During Day 2 Of Steubenville Rape Trial

In Day 2 of the Steubenville rape trial, the prosecution revealed hundreds of text messages sent between the defendants and various witnesses in the hours and days following the alleged rape of a 16-year-old girl. The messages, which were read aloud in the courtroom yesterday, are predictably stomach-churning—and they… »3/15/13 1:20pm3/15/13 1:20pm


Awful Photo Of Steubenville Accuser Wasn't That Bad, Defense Argues On Day 1 Of Rape Trial

The Steubenville rape trial got underway on Wednesday, and the defense immediately found itself in the unenviable position of arguing against the internet iconography of the case. Remember the infamous photo—the one in which two boys hold the accuser, seemingly incapacitated, by her wrists and ankles? Elayna Andres, a… »3/14/13 11:52am3/14/13 11:52am