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The price of silence : the Duke lacrosse scandal, the power of the elite, and the corruption of our great universities

Author: William D Cohan
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Scribner hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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An authoritative account of the Duke lacrosse team rape case illuminates the ever-widening gap between America's rich and poor, and demonstrates how far the powerful will go to protect themselves.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William D Cohan
ISBN: 9781451681796 1451681798 9781451681802 1451681801
OCLC Number: 852226555
Description: xiii, 653 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Exactly who is in charge at Duke --
"We've got dancers coming" --
Frat life --
An alleged rape --
Conflagration --
The new Duke --
Forty-six DNA swabs --
A sudden resignation --
A dark day for Duke --
Unanswered questions --
"Witch hunts go in stages" --
Nifong loses control of the narrative --
Election day --
New revelations --
The hunter becomes the hunted --
"She believed many of the stories she was telling" --
Insufficient credible evidence --
"The only person incarcerated" --
Bad karma --
Epilogue: National championship --
The denouement.
Responsibility: William D. Cohan.

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An authoritative account of the Duke lacrosse team rape case illuminates the ever-widening gap between America's rich and poor, and demonstrates how far the powerful will go to protect themselves.

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