Topic: Trent Mays
Steuvenville High School student Ma'Lik Richmond was released Monday. He had been sentenced to one year in March 2013, after he and Trent Mays were convicted of raping an unconscious girl in August 2012.
Two high school football players were found guilty Sunday of raping a drunken 16-year-old girl in a case that bitterly divided Steubenville, Ohio, and led to accusations of a cover-up to protect the community's athletes.
Indian reaction to the New Delhi gang rape is in many ways more promising than American reactions to US rapes. Take the Steubenville, Ohio, case, which hasn't generated the same public outrage as the case in India. Indian protesters' calls for justice are a heartening sign of progress.
Investigators in the Ohio rape case confiscated electronic devices from those involved. Evidence from social media allows jurors to rely more on common sense and less on expert testimony.