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

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 1:20pm 3/15/13 1:20pm

Awful Photo Of Steubenville Accuser Wasn't That Bad, Defense Argues On…

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 11:52am 3/14/13 11:52am

"She Is So Raped Right Now": Partygoer Jokes About The Steubenville…

The video above was released today by the hacktivist outfit KnightSec, which has been leading the digital crusade in response to the alleged rape of a 16-year-old girl at the hands of two Steubenville (Ohio) High School football players. In the video, Michael Nodianos, a former Steubenville High student and baseball… » 1/02/13 2:00pm 1/02/13 2:00pm

Hackers Take Over Steubenville High School Football Team's Website,…

Hackers who claim to be from the groups Anonymous and KnightSec have taken over the Steubenville High School football team's website, posting a video and message demanding an apology from those involved in the alleged rape that took place in August involving players of the football team. If no one steps forward and… » 12/25/12 5:10pm 12/25/12 5:10pm

How An Alleged Rape Involving Ohio High School Football Players…

Yesterday's New York Times has a thorough and thoroughly unsettling story about two members of Ohio's Steubenville High School football team who stand accused of raping a drunk and unresponsive 16-year-old girl during a night of partying in August. Maybe most unsettling of all: The girl may never have learned of the… » 12/17/12 7:11pm 12/17/12 7:11pm