Duke Lacrosse Scandal
Crystal Gail Mangum “Precious” <ul><li>Invited to a Duke lacrosse party as a stripper March 13, 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Acc...
Kim Roberts “Nikki” <ul><li>Invited to a Duke lacrosse party as a stripper </li></ul><ul><li>Refuted Mangum’s story about ...
Mike Nifong <ul><li>District Attorney of Durham County </li></ul><ul><li>Charged three members of the Duke lacrosse team w...
Mike Nifong <ul><li>Recused himself from the case and handed it over to the State Attorney General’s office </li></ul><ul>...
Roy Cooper <ul><li>North Carolina Attorney General </li></ul><ul><li>Dismissed all charges against the three players and d...
Collin Finnerty #13 <ul><li>Sophomore on Duke lacrosse team </li></ul><ul><li>Accused of 1 st  degree rape </li></ul><ul><...
Reade Seligmann #45 <ul><li>Sophomore on Duke lacrosse team </li></ul><ul><li>Accused of 1 st  degree kidnapping </li></ul...
David Evans #6 <ul><li>Captain of Duke lacrosse team </li></ul><ul><li>Accused of 1 st  degree forcible rape, 1 st  degree...
Mike Pressler <ul><li>Forcefully resigned as head Duke lacrosse coach on April 5, 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Accused Duke Univ...
Duke Lacrosse Team <ul><li>2006 season was cancelled by president of Duke University, Richard H. Brodhead </li></ul><ul><l...
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Duke Lacrosse Scandal

  1. 1. Duke Lacrosse Scandal
  2. 2. Crystal Gail Mangum “Precious” <ul><li>Invited to a Duke lacrosse party as a stripper March 13, 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Accused three white Duke lacrosse players of raping her </li></ul><ul><li>During the investigation, she changed her story several times </li></ul><ul><li>Previously accused someone of raping her 3 years after the incident </li></ul>
  3. 3. Kim Roberts “Nikki” <ul><li>Invited to a Duke lacrosse party as a stripper </li></ul><ul><li>Refuted Mangum’s story about what happened the night of March 13, 2006 </li></ul>
  4. 4. Mike Nifong <ul><li>District Attorney of Durham County </li></ul><ul><li>Charged three members of the Duke lacrosse team with various sexual offenses </li></ul><ul><li>Politically motivated to increase his popularity in the black community </li></ul>
  5. 5. Mike Nifong <ul><li>Recused himself from the case and handed it over to the State Attorney General’s office </li></ul><ul><li>January 24, 2007 - State Bar filed ethics charges against Nifong </li></ul><ul><li>June 16, 2007 – State Bar finds that Nifong committed 27 violations of the Bar’s rules of professional conduct and decides he should be disbarred </li></ul><ul><li>July 2, 2007 – Nifong resigns as District Attorney, ending his 30 year career in Durham County’s District Attorney’s office </li></ul><ul><li>Sued by the three players after charges were dropped </li></ul>
  6. 6. Roy Cooper <ul><li>North Carolina Attorney General </li></ul><ul><li>Dismissed all charges against the three players and declared them innocent on April 11, 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>“ A tragic rush to accuse and a failure to verify serious allegations.” –April 11, 2007 </li></ul>
  7. 7. Collin Finnerty #13 <ul><li>Sophomore on Duke lacrosse team </li></ul><ul><li>Accused of 1 st degree rape </li></ul><ul><li>Transferred to Loyola and played on their lacrosse team </li></ul>
  8. 8. Reade Seligmann #45 <ul><li>Sophomore on Duke lacrosse team </li></ul><ul><li>Accused of 1 st degree kidnapping </li></ul><ul><li>Transferred to Brown and played on their lacrosse team </li></ul>
  9. 9. David Evans #6 <ul><li>Captain of Duke lacrosse team </li></ul><ul><li>Accused of 1 st degree forcible rape, 1 st degree sexual offense, and 1 st degree kidnapping </li></ul><ul><li>Analyst for Morgan Stanley on Wall Street </li></ul>
  10. 10. Mike Pressler <ul><li>Forcefully resigned as head Duke lacrosse coach on April 5, 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Accused Duke University of Slander on January 16, 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Now coaches Bryant University’s Lacrosse team </li></ul>
  11. 11. Duke Lacrosse Team <ul><li>2006 season was cancelled by president of Duke University, Richard H. Brodhead </li></ul><ul><li>Freshmen, Sophomore’s, and Juniors on the 2006 team were granted another year of eligibility </li></ul><ul><li>Returned to the National championship game in 2007 and National Semi-Finals in 2008 </li></ul>

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