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“She Might Have Had a Case If She Had Been Unconscious During the Rape” | Mother Jones

In May 2013, the Justice Department released findings from its investigation, indicating officials in Missoula were indeed discriminating against female victims in sexual assault cases. For example, according to the Justice Department’s report, one Missoula detective allegedly told a woman who said she was vomiting during her sexual assault—she was allegedly raped by several people—that “she might have had a case if if she had been unconscious during the rape rather than merely incapacitated.” In another case where a woman reported vaginal and anal rape, a detective reportedly asked her why she hadn’t fought harder, noting, “tell me the truth—is this something we want to go through with?”
“She Might Have Had a Case If She Had Been Unconscious During the Rape” | Mother Jones
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January 17, 2014 at 2:29 pm

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