University of Virginia Dean Sues Rolling Stone Magazine for ‘False’ Portrayal & Defamation Lawsuit in Retracted Rape Story

YOU KNEW THIS ONE WAS COMING, ALSO THE FRAT WILL MOST LIKELY DO THE SAME …

UVA to sue Rolling Stone magazine for defamation. I am generally not a law-suit happy individual; however, this one was a no-brainer. Following the completely irresponsible reporting by Rolling Stone, A Rape on Campus, and the subsequent retracting of the story and apology after the story fell apart, University of Virginia associate dean of students filed a multimillion-dollar defamation lawsuit against Rolling Stone magazine Tuesday. GOOD!!! With what Rolling Stone did, might just be the poster-child of cases for defamation.

Rolling Stone reported, A Rape on Ca,pus, What went wrong. Many people have been asking since the magazine retracted their story, Rolling Stone journalism … what went wrong?

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A University of Virginia associate dean of students filed a multimillion-dollar defamation lawsuit against Rolling Stone magazine Tuesday, alleging that it portrayed her as callous and indifferent to allegations of sexual assault on campus and made her the university’s “chief villain” in a now-debunked article about a fraternity gang rape.

Nicole Eramo is seeking more than $7.5 million in damages from Rolling Stone; its parent company, Wenner Media; and Sabrina Rubin Erdely, the investigative journalist who wrote the explosive account of sexual assault on the campus in Charlottesville. The magazine retracted the article after news organizations and the Columbia University journalism school found serious flaws in it.

Eramo, who is the university’s chief administrator dealing with sexual assaults, argues in the lawsuit that the article destroyed her credibility, permanently damaged her reputation and caused her emotional distress. She assailed the account as containing numerous falsehoods that the magazine could have avoided if it had worked to verify the story of its main subject, a student named Jackie who alleged she was gang-raped in 2012 and that the university mishandled her case.

Read the full complaint HERE.

Much, much more at Legal Insurrection.

Keith Olbermann Says, “Time To Draw The Line” … Boycott the NFL Draft (Jameis Winston) and Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Boxing Fight to Show Support Against Domestic Violence

YOU KNOW, I ACTUALLY FIND MYSELF AGREEING FOR THE FIRST TIME WITH KEITH OLBERMANN …

When it comes to politics, Keith Olbermann is a LEFT-wing loon; however, he is spot on with his analysis with sports and domestic violence. In the VIDEO below, Olbermann is reminding Americans with a conscience that you have choices and where we as sports fans and human beings draw the line with regards to domestic violence in this country. This coming Thursday is the NFL Draft and if all mock drafts are correct, Florida State’s QB Jamison Winston will be the #1 pick. An individual who has more issues and baggage, including claims of sexual assault, battery and domestic violence, but the NFL just looks the other way. Winston is currently the defendant in a civil suit, claiming sexual battery, assault, false imprisonment and “intentional infliction of emotional distress arising out of forcible rape.” Then next weekend there is the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao boxing match where Floyd Mayweather’s record of criminal violence against women might be more impressive that his record. Olbermann asks America that it is time to draw the line. ESPN’s Keith Olbermann argued on his show that sports fans can take a stand against domestic violence by boycotting both events.

“The choices are about where we as sports fans, where we as human beings, draw the line about domestic violence in this country. Jameis Winston is still likely to be the No. 1 overall pick in the NFL Draft. Jameis Winston, with an overall public conduct record that makes Johnny Manziel look like a hall monitor, and fresh from making a public excuse for walking out of a supermarket with three pounds of crab legs that is so completely nonsensical that it sounds like it was dreamt up by the crab legs.

The juries have already ruled on Floyd Mayweather, five times. In a report this afternoon on Outside the Lines John Barr told of Floyd Mayweather’s record of criminal violence against women, which cascades down upon you like an avalanche…. You will support this excuse for a man? You will help him continue to behave as if his conduct is acceptable in the 21st century, or the 20th, or the 19th? I won’t.

I actually agree with Keith Olbermann on this one, he is correct.

25 Year Old Illegal Immigrant Hermes Rivera Accused of Raping 10 Year Old Girl in Kenner, LA

Hey Jeb Bush, remember when you defended illegal immigration an “act of love”

25 year old illegal immigrant Hermes Rivera has been arrested and charged with 3 counts of aggravated rape against a 10 year old girl. Hermes Rivera, the undocumented child rapist and sex offender was the boyfriend of the 10 year old girl’s mother. The girl’s mother discovered a video on her daughter’s cell phone claiming they “made love.” Um, made love with a 10 year old? The police said the acquaintance confronted Rivera, who admitted to engaging in sex acts with the young girl because she had asked him to do so. Really, sure she did. A 10 year old asked him to do so and he obliged? What a sick SOB. Hermes Rivera remained in custody Monday; no bond has been set.

Does this mean he is now a documented illegal as he is a child sex rapist? What are the odds that this heinous act will not even get him deported.

hermes-rivera_The Kenner Police Department

undocumented sex offender

A man living in Kenner has been charged with three counts of aggravated rape against a 10-year-old girl after the victim was seen in a video claiming they “made love,” police said.

The mother of the girl found the cell phone video on Thursday, April 16, 2015. It was recorded by her daughter. On it, the victim alleged that she and her mother’s boyfriend had “made love” three times.

After confronting her daughter, police said the 10-year-old victim told her mother it happened in their bedroom.

25-year-old Hermes Rivera admitted to police that he had sex with the victim three times between March and April 3, 2015.

Kenner Police Chief Michael J. Glaser urges anyone with information concerning Hermes Rivera, to call the Kenner Police Detective Joseph McRae at (504) 712-2330 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

Third Arrest in Panama City Spring Break Rape … George Davon Kennedy of Murfreesboro, TN Arrested on Suspicion of Gang-Raping a Woman in Florida During Spring Break

3RD SUSPECT ARRESTED IN PANAMA CITY, FL SPRING BREAK GANG RAPE …

A third suspect, 21 year old George Davon Kennedy, has been arrested on suspicion of the gang rape in Panama City, Florida during Spring break. Kennedy is a Middle Tennessee State University student from Murfreesboro, TN. According to the Bay County, Fla., Sheriff’s Office Kennedy was arrested in DeKalb County, Georgia and charged with suspicion of being a principal to sexual assault by multiple perpetrators. Previously, two Troy University students, Delonte’ Martistee, 22, and Ryan Austin Calhoun, 23, were arrested in the gang rape of an 1p year old girl on a Panama City beach in broad daylight as hundreds looked on. (VIDEO)

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 George Davon Kennedy

A third suspect has been arrested in connection with the gang rape of a woman on a Florida beach just steps away from crowds of spring break revelers, officials announced Wednesday.

Middle Tennessee State University student George Davon Kennedy, 21, was arrested in Georgia’s DeKalb County, according to the Bay County, Fla., Sheriff’s Office.

Kennedy, of Murfreesboro, Tenn., was arrested on suspicion of being a principal to sexual assault by multiple perpetrators, the Sheriff’s Office said in a statement.

Kennedy is being held in DeKalb County, according to the county’s online inmate locator. The county Sheriff’s Office could not be reached for comment.

Facebook – Bay County Sheriff’s Office

UPDATE I: Panama City gang rape: ‘Spring break as we know it is over’.

File this one under, its a bout friggin time. Spring break in Panama City has been out of control for years, but sadly it took a disgusting and vile gang rape while hundreds of people looked on and did nothing to so outrage a community to be able to finally overlook the monetary gain. SICK!

Authorities in Panama City Beach, in the spotlight after video of an alleged gang rape went viral, say it’s not the first video of its kind they’ve seen, and they are sick of it.

While the video is “one of the most disgusting, repulsive, sickening things that I’ve seen this year on Panama City Beach,” it’s not an isolated incident, Bay County Sheriff Frank McKeithen said.

“This is not the first video we’ve recovered. It’s not the second video. It’s not the third video. There’s a number of videos we’ve recovered with things similar to this, and I can only imagine how many things we haven’t recovered.”

Two Troy University Students, 23 Year Old Ryan Austin Calhoun & 22 Year Old Delonte’ Martistee Arrested for Gang Rape on Beach as Bystandsers Just Looked on in Panama City, FL

SPRING BREAK IN PANAMA CITY GETTING SICKER AND SICKER EVERY YEAR …

During a press conference last Friday, Bay County Sheriff’s Office officials announced the arrests of Delonte’ Martistee, 22, and Ryan Austin Calhoun, 23, both students of Troy University in Alabama, on charges in connection with a gang rape that occurred between March 10-12, 2015 on the beach. The rape that was witnessed by hundreds of people in broad daylight on Spring Break went initially unreported; however, the assault was captured on a cell phone video. Authorities learned of the assault when police in Troy, Alabama, discovered the video while investigating a shooting. The arrests stem from a video taken in March behind Spinnaker Beach Club, 8795 Thomas Drive where several men are surrounding an incapacitated young woman on a beach chair as no one lifted a finger to help her. Unbelievable, this is what today’s youth has come to.

Sheriff Frank McKeithen said during the presser, he likened the scene to “wild animals preying on a carcass laying in the woods” and called the video the “most disgusting, sickening thing” he has ever seen.

The initial incident went unreported, though it occurred in the presence of hundreds of witnesses on a crowded beach in broad daylight, leaving officials concerned with how much crime has gone unreported or ignored by visitors during Spring Break.

The arrests stem from a video taken in March behind Spinnaker Beach Club, 8795 Thomas Drive. Several men are surrounding an incapacitated young woman on a beach chair. As she tries to remove their hands from her genital region, utterances to the effect of “she isn’t going to know” can be heard from the men.

Sheriff Frank McKeithen fumed as he likened the scene to “wild animals preying on a carcass laying in the woods” and called the video the “most disgusting, sickening thing” he has ever seen.

If this is what happens in broad day light, could you only imagine what goes on at night? Sorry, I am no prude and have done Spring break myself back in the day, but this crap is just insane. The idea that raping an unconscious female is okay is revolting and even worse, no one did a damn thing to stop it.

“This is happening in broad daylight with hundreds of people seeing and hearing what is happening, and they are more concerned about spilling their beer than somebody being raped,” McKeithen said.

The video was obtained by Troy Police during an investigation into a shooting in the college town, officials said. Officers discovered the video while searching the phone of a witness to the shooting and contacted BCSO. Otherwise, the incident might have not been reported, McKeithen said.

The victim said she thought she had been drugged at the time, and she did not remember the incident enough to report it, she told BCSO.

“She knows something happened, but she doesn’t know what happened,” McKeithen said.

UPDATE I: Students suspended after charges in Panama City Beach sex assault.

Two Alabama college students have been suspended after authorities discovered a cellphone video that allegedly shows them sexually assaulting a woman at a Florida beach while a large crowd of spring-break revelers watches.

Both students attended Troy University.

Delonte Martistee, a 22-year-old senior from Bainbridge, Georgia, and Ryan Calhoun, a 23-year-old sophomore from Mobile, Alabama, were arrested Thursday in Alabama on Florida warrants. Martistee remained in jail Sunday in Panama City. Calhoun was released on bond.

The sheriff’s office said additional arrests are expected.

Back in Alabama, Troy University Dean of Student Services Herbert Reeves said Sunday that both students have been suspended. Martistee was also removed from the track and field team, he said.

The university athletic department’s official website lists Martistee as a former Bainbridge High School athlete who has competed for Troy in the high jump, long jump and triple jump. He was a Georgia high school state champion in the triple jump and participated in football, basketball and soccer in high school, according to the site.

Sabrina Rubin Erdely, Author of Rolling Stone Magazine Article on University of Virginia Rape Offers Apology for False Story to all but the Fraternity

HEY SABRINA, YOU MISSED SOME ONE IN YOUR APOLOGY FOR FALSE RAPE STORY …

Rolling Stone magazine is in full retreat on their now completely discredited University of Virginia rape story where the so-called rape victim, Jackie, was assaulted at a UVA fraternity. The author of the article, Sabrina Rubin Erdely, is now offering an apology and Rolling Stone is asking what went wrong. Hmm, you mean besides everything? Rolling Stone has officially retracted the article, ‘A Rape on Campus,’ as nothing can ce corroborated; however, has the damage already been done? Sabrina Rubin Erdely offered an apology saying, “I want to offer my deepest apologies: to Rolling Stone’s readers, to my Rolling Stone editors and colleagues, to the U.V.A. community, and to any victims of sexual assault who may feel fearful as a result of my article.” Um, and I can’t actually believe I am saying this as I have no love for the fraternity system, but where is Rolling Stone’s apology to the  Phi Kappa Psi fraternity where the faux rape occurred? Could it be because the fraternity will most likely sue Rolling Stone for libel?

Rape is a terrible crime unto itself and affects a victim for the rest of their life. But to report such a sensational, false story like this and not have any journalistic integrity, no fact checking, no nothing what so ever, is a crime itself.

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Sabrina Rubin Erdely, the author of a now-discredited article in Rolling Stone magazine about a rape at a University of Virginia fraternity, issued this statement:

“The past few months, since my Rolling Stone article “A Rape on Campus” was first called into question, have been among the most painful of my life. Reading the Columbia account of the mistakes and misjudgments in my reporting was a brutal and humbling experience. I want to offer my deepest apologies: to Rolling Stone’s readers, to my Rolling Stone editors and colleagues, to the U.V.A. community, and to any victims of sexual assault who may feel fearful as a result of my article.

“Over my 20 years of working as an investigative journalist — including at Rolling Stone, a magazine I grew up loving and am honored to work for — I have often dealt with sensitive topics and sources. In writing each of these stories I must weigh my compassion against my journalistic duty to find the truth. However, in the case of Jackie and her account of her traumatic rape, I did not go far enough to verify her story. I allowed my concern for Jackie’s well-being, my fear of re-traumatizing her, and my confidence in her credibility to take the place of more questioning and more facts. These are mistakes I will not make again.

There seems to be more missing from the Rolling Stone mea culpa on this false rape article that they published, who is being held responsible for such a miscarriage of journalism? Who got suspended, who got fired … no one. So how are we to believe this will never happen again at Rolling Stone, because they said so? Sorry folks, but as private investigators Sam Spade, Humphrey Bogart, said in The Maltese Falcon, some one must take the fall.

So, there was a massive “failure of journalism” here, but none of the journalists who failed so massively will lose their jobs, and none of the journalistic practices that led to this failure will change.

Somehow, this is so America 2015. Leaders “take full responsibility” for failure, but rarely seem to pay a price for it. As we tell our children, “‘Sorry’ is not a magic word.” That is, it’s great to say “I’m sorry” when you’ve done wrong, but saying the word does not erase the consequences of the deed. You have to show by your actions that you mean it.

The editors who handled that UVA story will remain in place. Unbelievably, even the writer who wrote the catastrophic lies will not suffer any professional penalty at the magazine.

Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy J. Longo Says They Found No Evidence in UVA Sexual Assault Case Reported in Rolling Stone

CHIEF OF POLICE SAYS NO EVIDENCE TO SUPPORT SEXUAL ASSAULT AS REPORTED IN ROLLING STONE …

Police Chief Timothy J. Longo said in a press conference Monday afternoon that they have found no evidence to support claims in a Rolling Stone article that a University of Virginia student (Jackie) was gang raped at  Phi Kappa Psi fraternity house or any other fraternity house,  in September 2012,  after months of investigation. It is a sad state of journalistic integrity and malpractice that Rolling Stone tried to passed this story off as the truth and a sexual assault of a student turned out to be nothing more than a work of fiction.

“We’re not able to conclude to any substantive degree that an incident occurred at the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity house or any other fraternity house, for that matter,” Longo said at a news conference. “That doesn’t mean something terrible didn’t happen to Jackie … we’re just not able to gather sufficient facts to determine what that is.”

Police here say they have found no evidence to support claims in a Rolling Stone article that a University of Virginia student was gang raped at a campus fraternity in September 2012, noting that months of investigation led detectives to discredit several claims about the alleged assault.

Police Chief Timothy J. Longo on Monday afternoon said the police department had multiple meetings with “Jackie” — the woman who claimed she was gang raped at a fraternity party — and that she declined to speak about the alleged incident or provide any information about it. Numerous lines of inquiry yielded evidence that the fraternity did not have a party the night of the alleged attack, and police were unable to find anyone matching the description of the alleged attacker.

“We’re not able to conclude to any substantive degree that an incident occurred at the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity house or any other fraternity house, for that matter,” Longo said at a news conference. “That doesn’t mean something terrible didn’t happen to Jackie … we’re just not able to gather sufficient facts to determine what that is.”

POROUS SOUTHERN BORDER: Increase in Sex Offenders Crossing the Mexican Border into the United States

FANTASTIC, NOW OUR POROUS SOUTHERN BORDER IS ALLOWING SEX OFFENDERS TO SNEAK INTO THE UNITED STATES.

When is the United States government actually going to care enough to actually prevent illegals for entering into the United States unlawfully? Now we have the US Border Patrol reporting that we have a spike in sex offenders entering illegally into the United States through Mexico. But I guess this is just more of those folks that Jeb Bush says come to America as an “act of love.”  I guess this is a special kind of love, Jeb. The Border Patrol is discussing the sex offenders that have been apprehended, imagine the number of the ones that have not? When will we ever wake up and protect our borders? We are supposed to be a sovereign nation with laws and borders, yet we act as if we do not care. First illegals. now sexual predators and coming soon … ISIS.

When is our government ever going to protect We the People? It is bad enough we let illegals into the country for political purposes in an effort to bolster the Democrat vote and to create low wager earners by the Corporate capitalists. Now we let sexual predators in to rape and sexually assault women and children. WHEN DOES IT END!!!

US Border Patrol

The Border Patrol is reporting a severe spike in sex offenders sneaking into the U.S.

According to the feds, illegal immigrant sex offenders have been caught in every corner of the Rio Grande Valley.

Border Patrol agents are running into more sex offenders this year than last year.

Within the last five months, 144 apprehended.

During the same time last year, 93 sex offenders were caught trying to fly under the radar.

In December, a woman from El Salvador was picked up, who was convicted of child sex assault back in 2009. It reportedly happened in Dallas County.

Later that month, three Mexican nationals were caught near Harlingen.

In February, seven sex offenders were rounded up near McAllen, Harlingen, Falfurrias and Kingsville.

Less than a week later, another two Mexican nationals were caught. Two days ago, two Guatemalan men were arrested.

The sex offenders go to great lengths to avoid capture. Agents said they often travel through South Texas brush and try to blend in with large groups of illegal immigrants.

Accused Rapist Syed Sirf Khan Dragged From His Jail Cell in India By Mob, Lynched and Killed

LOOK HOW THEY TREATED AN ILLEGAL ALIEN RAPIST IN INDIA ….

A mob consisting of thousands stormed a jail in the northeastern Indian city of Dimapur, seized the accused rapist, marched him through the streets and then lynched him. Syed Sirf Khan, accused by locals of being an illegal migrant from Bangladesh, was arrested on February 24 on suspicion of raping a woman from a Naga tribal community. It would appear that the Dimapur saved the formalities of a trial or incarceration by using mob justice and taking care of the matter themselves.

After the rape accused was caught, he was stripped naked, paraded and beaten up by a mob while the police personnel remained silent spectators, security sources said. The accused later died of severe beatings after being paraded naked from Central Jail to the Clock Tower Junction in the heart of Dimapur.

The body was dragged and later strung on the fencing under the Clock Tower Junction where armed personnel were seen standing with the crowd, security sources pointed out while clarifying that a total of 186 prisoners were lodged in the prison. Three convicts among the prisoners also tried to escape, taking advantage of the melee, but were later caught by the prison personnel, security sources said.

Here is an interesting back story of the events in how it relates to illegals.  The local residents told this newspaper that the incident was a manifestation of the prevailing tension between the suspected illegal immigrants and local Naga residents of the area. Pointing out that large number minority youths, who came in search of jobs and livelihood to the state, got married to Naga girls and settled in the area, they said this creating a fear of demographic invasion among the tribal population of the state. But I guess if this same illegal came to the United States, he would have been provided a drivers license, pathway to citizenship, amnesty and income tax refunds all at the expense of John Q. Public. Also, had he raped some one in America, Obama’s policies would have just have allowed him to remain here and not be deported.  The point here is not to justify mob rule, although dealing with a rapist like this was swift justice. The point is that don’t ever let anyone tell you that the US treats illegals poorly. If anything, these days they are treated better than American, law abiding citizens.

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Click HERE or on PIC to watch VIDEO via NDTV

The New York Times:

A mob of thousands stormed a jail in the northeastern Indian city of Dimapur, seized a prisoner accused of rape, paraded him through the streets and beat him to death before they could be stopped by police gunfire, a police official said on Friday.

The dead man, identified by the authorities as Syed Sirf Khan, was accused by locals of being an illegal migrant from Bangladesh and had been arrested on Feb. 24 on suspicion of raping a woman from a Naga tribal community the day before.

How the mob was able to overcome armed police officers on Thursday at the jail in Dimapur, the commercial hub of Nagaland State, was not clear on Friday. The top police official in Nagaland, L. L. Doungel, said that because there were a number of students wearing uniforms in the crowd, the police did not want to resort to violence.

“There would have been a lot of casualties,” Mr. Doungel said. “That was one reason. The mob was in the thousands.”

Uncle of Missing South Alabama Teenager Brittney Wood Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison for His role in an Incestuous Sex Ring

Randall Scott Wood, the uncle of missing south Alabama teen Brittney Wood, was sentenced to 3 years in prison for his role in an incestuous sex ring.  Baldwin County Circuit Judge Jody Bishop imposed a split sentence on 45 year old Randall Scott Wood of Mobile, AL during a brief hearing. Wood must serve three years of a 15-year term, followed by five years on probation. Brittney Wood has been missing since May 30, 2012 when Brittney Wood told family members she was headed to a house near Styx River, AL to see her uncle Donnie Wood. Donnie Wood returned home near Fairhope the next day, and he committed suicide, shooting himself. Brittany Wood was never found but is presumed dead. Authorities believe that Brittney Wood was among the victims of a group of relatives and family friends who sexually abused their own children for years and  swapped them for sex for years. The incestuous sex ring that has resulted in 11 arrests in Mobile and Baldwin counties.

Brittany Wood

Brittney Wood:  Pic – Facebook

The uncle of a missing south Alabama teenager was sentenced Thursday to three years in prison for his role in an incestuous sex ring that abused children.

Baldwin County Circuit Judge Jody Bishop imposed a split sentence on Randall Scott Wood, 45, of Mobile during a brief hearing. He must serve three years of a 15-year term, followed by five years on probation.

Wood, who pleaded guilty to sodomy last year and faces similar allegations in Mobile County, was among 11 relatives and friends charged after the disappearance of his niece, 19-year-old Brittney Wood.

The teen was last seen with another uncle in 2012 and is presumed dead. Authorities say Brittney Wood was not the victim in the case involving Wood, a brother of the missing youth’s mother.

Authorities believe Brittney Wood was among the young victims of a group of people who sexually abused their own children and swapped them for sex for years.

Others also have been sent to prison, but authorities still do not know what happened to Wood. Numerous searches in coastal Alabama failed to reveal any clues.

Facebook: Hometown Search for Brittney Wood.

3 YEARS, THAT’S IT? How can some one commit such unspeakable crimes over so many years and incest no less and get a slap on the wrist of a 3 year prison sentence?

Previously, 35 year old Wendy Holland was sentenced to 219 years in prison for sodomy, sexual abuse and the incestuous sex ring in molesting children.

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