Duke Lacrosse Players Won’t Have Appeal Heard By Supreme Court

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The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to consider whether three Duke University lacrosse players at the center of a rape allegation scandal five years ago should be allowed to pursue federal civil rights claims against police officers over the way they handled the investigation. Read More…

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Duke Lacrosse Players Ask for Suit to Proceed

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DURHAM, N.C. — A group of former Duke University lacrosse players wrongly arrested on rape charges in 2006 has asked a federal appeals court to let their lawsuit against the City of Durham move forward. Cleared players David Evans, Collin Finnerty and Reade Seligmann sued Durham and a long list of officials that include the former city manager and former police chief, arguing that their civil rights were violated after they were indicted on felony charges that police and prosecutors knew to be false. Read More…