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Duke University Assault Case

  • By: Carly M. Hilinski
  • In: Encyclopedia of Race and Crime
  • Edited by: Helen Taylor Greene & Shaun L. Gabbidon
  • Subject:Race, Ethnicity & Crime, Ethnic Studies

In March 2006, a female exotic dancer accused members of the Duke University lacrosse team of rape and sodomy. Three players, all men, were quickly indicted on charges of rape, sexual offenses, and kidnapping. The case quickly gained national media attention, ...

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