Crime[ edit ] In the early morning hours of August 12,two high school football players, Trent Mays and Ma'lik Richmond, raped a year-old girl from Weirton, West Virginia. They went to a second party where the victim vomited and appeared "out of it".
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It wasand Sterrett was an engineering student at the University of Michigan. The young woman, CB, lived down the hall. A group of students had been hanging out in the dorm on a Friday evening—there was drinking, but no one was incapacitated—when CB told Sterrett that her roommate had family members staying in their room and she needed a place to spend the night.
Instead, CB came and lay down next to him on his bed. The two had made out in the past but had no serious romantic interest in each other.
They talked quietly, started kissing, and then things escalated, as they often do when two teenagers are in bed together. When it became clear they were going to have intercourse, CB asked Sterrett about a condom, and he retrieved one from a drawer.
The next morning, Sterrett says CB told him that she wanted to keep their interlude private. They saw each other frequently in the dorm until the school year ended.
Advertisement Sterrett was home in New York for the summer when he was contacted by a university official, Heather Cowan, program manager of the Office of Student Conflict Resolution, and told to make himself available for a Skype interview with her and another administrator. No reason was given.
As the interview got under way, Sterrett realized that CB must have told Cowan something disturbing about their one-time assignation.
Becoming concerned about the tenor of the questions, he asked the administrators if he should consult a lawyer. He says they told him that if he ended the interview in order to seek counsel that fact would be reported to the university and the investigation would continue without his input.
He told Cowan that he and CB had had a consensual encounter while his roommate was only a few feet away. The University of Michigan.
This account is drawn from the legal filings in that ongoing case. Through his lawyer, Sterrett declined to speak to me. A Michigan spokesman said the university cannot comment on a pending case. CB has remained anonymous in court filings. I contacted her lawyer, Joshua Sheffer, who sent the following statement: Sterrett and CB were part of a special program called the Michigan Research Community, and members lived together in a residence hall.
He was also told that he could not be in the vicinity of CB, which meant he was in effect barred from entering the dorm, cutting him off from most of his friends. Sexual assault at colleges and universities is indeed a serious problem.
For too long, women who were assaulted on campus and came forward were doubted or dismissed, and the men responsible were given a mild rebuke or none at all.
Those who commit serious sexual crimes on campus must be held to account. Colleges, encouraged by federal officials, are instituting solutions to sexual violence against women that abrogate the civil rights of men. In recent years, young activists, many of them women angry about their treatment after reporting an assault, have created new organizations and networks in an effort to reform the way colleges handle sexual violence.
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