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Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Coverage of Steubenville Rape Trial

Live coverage of the Steubenville rape trial here via local TV.   Latest wrap-up here.   My summary here, as defense (surprise) blames victim. Also streaming below.  Victim in case has now said she will testify.   Apparently witnesses will be given option of not appeared in the TV feed.  UPDATE: Opening statements here.  Prosecutors accuse footballers of treating girl "like a toy," and repeatedly "degrading" her.  UPDATE #2: Local reporter with dozens of tweets re: testimony this afternoon. 

UPDATE #3  Full roundup on testimony from several teens today, establishing how impaired the victim was that fateful night.  All chose to not be covered by the live stream.   Also:  New DNA evidence presented.

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