Victims of sexual assault on college campuses
Outcome: “The charges against Douglas were dismissed, The Herald noted, when the coed who had accused him said she had been harassed by some of his teammates and had decided not to testify against him.” The jurors deliberated for 2 1-2 hours before finding the 20-year-old OSU junior from Memphis, Tenn. He had been accused of grabbing the breast and pelvic areas of a 19-year-old Worthington, Ohio woman and then striking her, knocking her to the ground, when she demanded to know his name.During a four-day trial, Bates’ attorney put a string of character witnesses on the stand to testify for the player.The grand jury returned no bills of indictment on three separate charges against Clemson tailback Kenny Flowers and defensive back A. Johnson and former players Duke Holloman and Craig Crawford.
In December 2015, I wrote a piece for Broadly about why I keep this list and how it all started.Four University of California at Berkeley football players accused of raping a female student have agreed to apologize to her, undergo counseling and perform public service work, officials said.”The resolution was what she wanted out of the case,” university attorney Shelly Drake, who represented the female student, said Friday.There is something about seeing a list like this and visually taking this in, I think. No matter how much I think about this, read about this, or write about this, I am constantly surprised at how many cases there are that I am able to locate.Reminder: these are the allegations and cases that we know about. There was a woman who in 1974 accused six Notre Dame football players of gang-raping her.