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Maryland prosecutors said they will drop rape and sex offense charges against two immigrant teens accused of attacking a 14-year-old classmate in a high school bathroom stall in a case that attracted international and white house attention and stoked the debate about illegal crossings into the. Author jon krakauer has spent two years fighting to learn how a university of montana student escaped expulsion for a sexual assault claim. As a 16-year-old girl waited to learn if jurors believed her when she said she was raped by a senior at an elite new hampshire prep school, she took comfort from the victim in an equally high-profile rape case from nearly 20 years earlier.
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The book high-profile crimes: when legal cases become social causes, lynn s chancer is published by university of chicago press. Some 23 years after a new york city rape victim was denounced as a hoaxer by a prominent newspaper columnist, police say they have solved the case with modern dna-testing methods. Oxford student oliver mears rape case dropped by reports had suggested mr mears' case was among a number of recent high-profile trials dropped over.Download