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Thursday, June 1, 2006

Duke Case: Index

The Johnsville News timeline and archives about the Duke lacrosse case a/k/a the Mangum/Nifong hoax:

February 2010
Duke Rape Accuser Crystal Gail Mangum Arrested For Attempted Murder (Updated) - Feb. 18, 2010 - Durham police arrested Duke lacrosse accuser Crystal Gale Mangum, 33, after she allegedly assaulted her boyfriend, set his clothes on fire in a bathtub and threatened to stab him.

February 2009
The Duke Lacrosse Case and the Blogs - Feb. 10, 2009

December 2007
-

Durham/Duke Lacrosse Rape Hoax Conspiracy Lawsuit - Dec. 18, 2007
Duke Case — A Wrap Party - Dec. 9, 2007
Duke Case — Happy Holidays from Durham - Dec. 7, 2007
Duke Case — DOJ No Go on Nifong Investigation - DOJ notifies NC that it will not investigate Mike Nifong - Dec. 5, 2007

Stephen A. Smith: Blowharding your way to the top - Dec. 5, 2007
Duke Case — Hoax Notes - Dec. 4, 2007
Duke Case — Ju$tice - Dec. 3, 2007
Duke Case — You are a Flackademic if . . . - Dec. 2, 2007

November 2007 -

Duke Case — Flackademia - Nov. 30, 2007
Duke Case — Nov. 28, 2007
Tenured Blowhards - Nov. 27, 2007
A High-Five for the Blog Hooligans - Nov. 26, 2007
Duke Case — Nov. 20, 2007
Duke Case — Hoax Vampires & Gang of 88 Trolls - Nov. 19, 2007

Duke Case — Brodhead's Altared View - Nov. 16, 2007
Duke Case — The Brodhead Question - Nov. 15, 2007
Duke Case — Life goes on in Durham Hellhole - Nov. 14, 2007
Duke Case — List of Deleted Duke Basketball Report Lacrosse Discussions -- Nov. 13, 2007
Duke Case — Hoax Conspirator (DNA Security Chief Brian Meehan) Loses Job -- Nov. 13, 2007

Duke Case — The Duke Effect -- Nov. 12, 2007
The Black Swan visits Duke University -- Nov. 11, 2007
Duke Case — Sad Sacks -- Nov. 9, 2007
Duke Case — Durham PD: Out Call Service Available -- Nov. 8, 2007
Duke Case — Watergate Version 2.0 -- Nov. 8, 2007

Duke Case — Zombies Own Durham -- Nov. 12, 2007
Duke Case — Higher Education
Duke Case — Drinking the PC Kool-Aid
Duke Case — Conservative Union Asks Group of 88 to Apologize -- Nov. 2, 2007
Duke Case — Nov. 1, 2007

October 2007 -

Duke Case — Feds May Probe -- Oct. 31, 2007
Duke Case — Oct. 30, 2007
Duke Case — Driving a Stake Thru the Heart of the LBJers -- Oct. 29, 2007
PC Police Now Patrolling College of William and Mary -- Oct. 26, 2007
Duke Case — Mike Pressler is the Man! -- Oct. 26, 2007

Duke Case — Recruiting for the Gang of 88
Duke Case — Oct. 25, 2007
Duke Case — Corpulent Weasel Communicator, John Burness, was no Chubby Choirboy -- Oct. 24, 2007
Duke Case — Oct. 23, 2007

Duke Case — Flotsam and Jetsam -- Oct. 22, 2007
New Pencil Pushers at Duke University -- Oct. 22, 2007
Duke Case — Oct. 21, 2007
Duke Case — Blowback -- Oct. 20, 2007

Duke Case — Your Pants Please -- Oct. 19, 2007
Duke Case — State Won't Defend Nifong -- Oct. 18, 2007
Duke Case — Airbrushing Wikipedia's History of the Rape Hoax -- Oct. 18, 2007
Duke Case — October 17, 2007
Duke Case — October 16, 2007

Duke Case — The N&O's Outhouse -- Oct. 16, 2007
Duke Case — Lawyering Up Mike Nifong -- Oct. 15, 2007
Duke Case — Identifying the Academic Rot -- Oct. 15, 2007
Duke Case — More on Mike Pressler's lawsuit against Duke University -- Oct. 14, 2007
Michael J. Pressler, Plaintiff, v. Duke University, Defendant -- Oct. 14, 2007 -- Full text of lawsuit

Duke Case — Pressler Sues Duke -- Oct. 12, 2007
Duke Case — Aftermath continues... -- Oct. 12, 2007
The Duke Lacrosse Saga in Cartoons -- Oct. 11, 2007
Duke Case: The NY Post — The Real Newspaper of Record -- Oct. 11, 2007
Duke Case — Duke still Puzzle Palace -- Oct. 10, 2007

Duke Case — Whoopi Do! -- Oct. 9, 2007
Duke Case — Bull City Bull -- Oct. 8, 2007
Duke Case — Civil Suit, more reactions -- Oct. 6, 2007
Duke Case — Justice Marches On — Lacrosse players file lawsuit... -- Oct. 5, 2007
Duke Case — KC Johnson has semi-left the building -- Oct. 5, 2007

Duke Case — Nap Time is Over in Durham -- Oct. 5, 2007
Duke Case — Orin Starn's Wikipedia Biography -- Oct. 3, 2007
Duke Case — Durham's Crooked Cops Concealed Truth -- Oct. 3, 2007
Duke Case — The Brodhead Apology, more thoughts -- Oct. 2, 2007
Duke Case — More Reactions to Brodhead Apology -- Oct. 1, 2007

September 2007 -

Duke President, Richard Brodhead, Apologizes To Lax Players -- Sept. 30, 2007
Duke Case — Bilas Applies Full Court Press -- Sept. 29, 2007
Duke Case — Sept. 28, 2007
Duke Case — Drivel, Yes / Powerful Criticism, No -- Sept. 27, 2007
Duke Case — Removing the Cancer / Suing Duke -- Sept. 26, 2007

Duke Case — Sept. 25, 2007
Duke Case — Sept. 24, 2007
Duke Case — Durham's Corruption -- Sept. 22, 2007
Duke Case — Calling out the Nifong Hoax Enablers -- Sept. 21 2007

Duke Case —The Durham Conspiracy -- Sept. 20, 2007
Duke Case — Sleepy Hollow of Tobacco Road -- Sept. 19, 2007
Digital Arrest
Duke Case — Sept. 18, 2007
Duke Case — Show Them the Money -- Sept. 17, 2007

Duke Case — Oh, The Irony -- Sept. 15, 2007
Duke Case — Club Fed -- Sept. 14, 2007
Duke Case — Filling Space -- Sept. 13, 2007
Duke Case — Into the Devil's Den -- Sept. 12, 2007
Duke Case: NC Legal System — Tool for Fools -- Sept. 11, 2007

Duke Case — The Broken NC Justice System -- Sept. 11, 2007
Duke Case — The Book Tour -- Sept. 10, 2007
Duke Case — Pics or it didn't happen -- Sept. 10, 2007
Duke Case — Nifong Released From Jail -- Sept. 8, 2007
Mike Nifong: The Rogue Hooligan Prosecutor Goes to Jail -- Sept. 7, 2007

Duke Case: Academentia - Saacks - Durham -- Sept. 6, 2007
Duke Case — Holding the Rogue City Responsible -- Sept. 5, 2007
Duke Case — Until Proven Innocent Released -- Sept. 4, 2007
In Praise of Ryan McFadyen -- Sept. 4, 2007
Nifong's Hoax — Durham's Disgrace -- Sept. 1, 2007

August 2007 -

Mike Nifong Found Guilty of Criminal Contempt -- August 31, 2007
Nifong Contempt Hearing — Day 2 -- August 31, 2007
Nifong Contempt Hearing — Day 1 -- August 30, 2007
Duke Lacrosse Case — When's Picture Day? -- August 30, 2007
Duke Lacrosse Case Update — Durham Punishment -- August 29, 2007

Please Buy: Until Proven Innocent -- August 28, 2007
Diversity: Version 1.0 -- August 28, 2007
An inconvenient truth: Diversity Hurts Higher Education -- August 27, 2007
More 'Group of 88' Spraying - August 27, 2007
Duke Lacrosse Case Update — Durham in Legal Crosshairs - August 25, 2007

Duke Lacrosse Saga in Pictures - August 20, 2007 [The single best Duke story link on the internet]

Nifong/Mangum Hoax — August 17, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — August 15, 2007 - Nifong surrenders his law license, his dog ate some of it.
Guide to the Duke 'Group of 88' - August 15, 2007

Nifong/Mangum Hoax — August 14, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — August 13, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — August 10, 200
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — August 9, 200
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — August 8, 2007

Nifong/Mangum Hoax — August 7, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — August 6, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — August 3, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — August 2, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — August 1, 2007

July 2007 -

Nifong/Mangum Hoax — July 31, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — July 30, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — July 28, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — July 27 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — July 26, 2007 — Nifong Apologizes

Nifong/Mangum Hoax — July 25, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — July 24, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — July 23, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax - July 20, 2007 - Whichard Committe Begins
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — July 19, 2007

Nifong/Mangum Hoax — July 18, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — July 17, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — July 16, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — July 14, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — July 13, 2007

Nifong/Mangum Hoax — July 12, 2007 — Nifong Disbarment Order
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — July 11, 200 - Collin Finnerty transfers to Loyola of Maryland
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — July 10, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — July 9, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — July 7, 2007

Nifong/Mangum Hoax — July 6, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — July 5, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — July 3, 2007
Nifong is Out — July 2, 2007 - Nifong resigns as DA 67 minutes before court hearing
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — July 1, 2007

June 2007 -

Nifong/Mangum Hoax — June 30, 2007
Crystal Gail Mangum — Handwritten Statement — April 6, 2006
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — June 29, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — June 28, 2007 - Nifong a no-show at hearing
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — June 27, 2007

Nifong/Mangum Hoax — June 26, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — June 25, 2007 - Nifong's investigator, Linwood Wilson, is fired.
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — June 24, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — June 23, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — June 22, 2007 - "Motion for Sanctions" against Mike Nifong filed
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — June 21, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — June 20, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — June 19, 2007 - Nifong suspended by Judge Hudson
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — June 18, 2007 - Duke Univ. settles with lacrosse players
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — June 17, 2007

Nifong Nailed — Bar Hearing Day 5 — June 16, 2007 - Nifong disbarred
Nifong Hoax Hearing — Day 4 — June 15, 2007 - Teary Nifong resigns on stand at bar hearing
Nifong Hoax Hearing — Day 3 — June 14, 2007
Nifong Hoax Hearing — Day 2 — June 13, 2007
Nifong Hoax Hearing — Day 1 — June 12, 2007 - Nifong Bar Hearing begins

Nifong/Mangum Hoax — June 11, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — June 10, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — June 8, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — June 7, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — June 6, 2007 - Nifong in trouble with Judge Smith

Nifong/Mangum Hoax — June 5, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — June 4, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — June 3, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — June 1, 2007 - Durham approves lacrosse investigation

May 2007 -

Nifong/Mangum Hoax — May 31, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — May 30, 2007
May 29, 2007 — Duke Lacrosse Season Ends Short of Title

Nifong/Mangum Hoax — May 26, 2007 — Duke wins NCAA Lax Semifinal
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — May 25, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — May 24, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — May 23, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — May 22, 2007

Nifong/Mangum Hoax — May 21, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — May 20, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — May 19, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — May 18, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — May 17, 2007

Nifong/Mangum Hoax — May 16, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — May 15, 2007
Nifong's Glory Days — He had victory in his grasp and let it slip away
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — May 14, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — May 12, 2007

City Manager Baker Report — May 11, 2007 - Durham PD whitewash report
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — May 10, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — May 9, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — May 8, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — May 7, 2007

Nifong/Mangum Hoax — May 5, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — May 4, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — May 3, 2007
Nifong/Manguu Hoax — May 2, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — May 1, 2007

April 2007 -

Nifong/Mangum Hoax — April 30, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — April 28, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — The Racist Rape Cheese is Gone - April 28, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — The Cooper Report - April 27, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — April 27, 2007

Nifong/Mangum Hoax — April 26, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — April 25, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — Scar Tissue - April 24, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — Confederacy of Dunces - April 23, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — Perfect Storm Blows out to Sea
- April 20, 2007

Nifong/Mangum Hoax: The 'House of Bunk' franchise - April 20, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — Media Mud Wrestling - April 19, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — Unraveling the Criminal Conspiracy - April 18, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — Tying up loose ends - April 17, 2007
Nifong/Mangum Hoax — Justice for the Evil-Doers? - April 16, 2007

Sunday School: How many ways can you spell INNOCENT - April 15, 2007
Duke Case: There was no 'there' there - April 14, 2007
Duke Case: Truth Marches On - April 13, 2007
The Story of Innocence: Chapter One - April 12, 2007

Hoax is Dead: Evans, Finnerty, & Seligmann Are Innocent - Wed., April 11, 2007 - North Carolina, Attorney General Roy Cooper holds a nationally covered press conf. and declares all three Duke men are "innocent." He says, Nifong was a "rogue" district attorney.

Finally: Duke Charges Dropped - April 11, 2007 - buildup to afternoon press conference
Duke/Nifong/Cooper+87 days Hoax - April 10, 2007
Duke/Nifong/Cooper+86 days Hoax - April 9, 2007
Duke/Nifong/Cooper+85 days Hoax - April 8, 2007
Duke/Nifong/Cooper+82 days Hoax - April 5, 2007

Duke/Nifong/Cooper+81 days Hoax - April 4, 2007
Duke/Nifong/Cooper+80 days Hoax - April 3, 2007
Duke/Nifong/Cooper+79 days Hoax - April 2, 2007

March 2007 -

Duke/Nifong/Cooper+76 days Hoax- March 30, 2007
Duke/Nifong/Cooper+75 days Hoax - March 29, 2007
Roy Cooper the Pandering Politician - March 28, 2007
Duke/Nifong/Cooper+74 days Hoax - March 28, 2007
Duke/Nifong/Cooper+73 days Hoax - March 27, 2007

Duke/Nifong/Cooper+72 days Hoax - March 26, 2007
Duke/Nifong/Cooper+71 days Hoax — Kirk Osborn dies - Sunday, March 25, 2007
Duke/Nifong/Cooper+70 days Hoax — The Hoax Busting Photo - March 24, 2007
Duke/Nifong/Cooper+69 days Hoax - March 23, 2007
Duke/Nifong/Cooper+68 days Hoax - March 22, 2007

Duke/Nifong/Cooper+67 Hoax - March 21, 2007
Duke/Nifong/Cooper+66 Hoax - March 20, 2007
'Speaking Truth to Power' - March 20, 2007
Duke/Nifong/Cooper+65 Hoax - March 19, 2007
Duke/Nifong/Cooper+63 Hoax - March 18, 2007

Duke/Nifong/Cooper+62 Hoax - March 17, 2007
Duke/Nifong/Cooper+61 Hoax - March 16, 2007
"Airbrush Tony" a/k/a Anthony Gordon (A.G.) Rud - March 15, 2007
Duke/Nifong/Cooper Hoax - One Year Mark - March 14, 2007
Duke's "Nietzsche" Leadership - March 13, 2007
Duke/Nifong/Cooper+59 Hoax - March 13, 2007

Duke's Moral Bankruptcy - March 12, 2007
Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #328 - March 12, 2007
Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #327 - March 11, 2007
Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #326 - March 10, 2007

Police Chief Steve Chalmers - Durham Civil Servant of the Year - March 10, 2007
Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #325 - March 9, 2007
Duke/Nifong Hoax Day #324 - March 8, 2007
Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #323 - March 7, 2007
Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #322 - March 6, 2007

Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #321 - March 5, 2007
Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #319 - March 3, 200
Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #318 - March 2, 2007
Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #317 - March 1, 2007

February 2007 -

Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #316 - February 28, 2007
Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #315 - February 27, 2007
The Duke "Gang of 88" Rehab Tour Continues - February 27, 2007
Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #314 - February 26, 2007

Duke/Niifong Hoax: Day #313 - February 25, 2007
Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #312 - February 24, 2007 — Nearly a year after their season was suspended, the Duke lacrosse team returns to the field for its first game of the season against Dartmouth. They win 17-11 in front of a huge crowd. The Blue Devils are ranked in the top 10 in nearly every preseason poll.

Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #311 - February 23, 2007
Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #310 - February 22, 2007

Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #309 - February 21, 2007
Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #308 - February 20, 2007
Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #307 - February 19, 2007
Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #306 - February 18, 2007

Duke/Nifong Hoax: Going to class with the Duke "Gang of 88" - February 18, 2007
Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #305 - February 17, 2007
Duke/Nifong Hoax: Lax Artwork - February 17, 2007
Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #304 - February 16, 2007
North Carolina Media - 'Freedom of the Press' Award Winners - February 16, 2007

Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #303 - February 15, 2007
Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #302 - February 14, 2007
Saying Good-bye to a Duke 'Gang of 88' member - February 13, 2007
Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #301 - February 13, 2007
Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #300 - February 12, 2007

Duke/Nifong Hoax: Riding with the "Gang of 88" - February 11, 2007
Duke/Nifong Hoax: Cash Michaels interviews confidential source - February 11, 2007
Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #298 - February 10, 2007
Duke/Nifong Hoax: The Pied Piper of Durham
Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #297 - February 9, 2007

Duke/Nifong Hoax: The Wilson - Mangum Interview - February 8, 2007
Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #296 - February 8, 2007
Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #295 - February 7, 2007
Duke/Nifong Hoax: Videos
Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #294 - February 6, 2007

Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #293 - February 5, 2007
Duke/Nifong Hoax: Signs of the times - February 4, 2007
Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #291 - February 3, 2007
Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #290 - February 2, 2007
Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #289 - February 1, 2007

January 2007 -

Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #288 - January 31, 2007
Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #287 - January 30, 2007
Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #286 - January 29, 2007
Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #284 - January 28, 2007
Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #283 - January 27, 2007

10 Lessons From the Duke Rape Hoax
Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #282 - January 26, 2007
Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #281 - State Bar v. Nifong, round 1 - January 25, 2007
Bill O'Reilly v. Nifong and the Gang of 88 - January 24, 2007
Witch Hunter's, Potbanger's, and Hanging Party Scrapbook

Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #280 - January 23, 2007
Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #279 - January 22, 2007
Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #278 - January 21, 2007
Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #277 - January 20, 2007
Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #276 - January 19, 2007

Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #275 - January 18, 2007
Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #274 - January 17, 2007
Did the Duke "Gang of 88" falsify their 'listening' statement?
Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #273 - January 16, 2007
Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #272 - January 15, 2007

Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #271 - '60 Minutes' Exposes Hoax - January 14, 2007
CBS 60 Minutes airs 2nd broadcast about case - Sunday, Jan. 14, 2007
Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #270 - State Takes Over Duke Case - January 13, 2007

Nifong Exits Duke Case - Nifong asks to be removed from case - Jan. 12, 2007

January 12, 2007 — Nifong asks the State Attorney General for permission to be recused from the Duke lacrosse case. He hires an attorney to defend against the ethical misconduct charges for which he is being investigated.

Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #269 - 'Nifong's mooning the system' - January 12, 2007
Linwood Wilson's Investigative Report Dated 12/21/06

Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #268 - More Hoaxiness - January 11, 2007
Duke/Nifong Hoax: Day #267 - January 10, 2007
Editorials Against Nifong
Duke Hoax: Day #266 - January 9, 2007
Duke Hoax: Day #265 - January 8, 2007

Duke Hoax: Day #263 - January 6, 2007
Duke Hoax: Day #262 - January 5, 2007
Duke Hoax: Day #261 - January 4, 2007 - Lax player Dowd sues professor Curtis

January 4, 2007 — Kyle Dowd, a lacrosse player who graduated in May, files suit against Duke and professor Kim Curtis, claiming that he unfairly received a failing grade in her class.

Duke Hoax: Day #260 - January 3, 2007 - Finnerty and Seligmann can return

January 3, 2007 — Duke's administration says Finnerty and Seligmann can return to Duke for spring classes because it's "the right and fair thing to do." Neither defendant returns to campus.

Duke Hoax: Day #259 - Nifong sworn in - January 2, 2007

December 2006 -

Duke Hoax: Day #256 - December 30, 2007
Duke Hoax: Day #255 - NC DAs ask Nifong to Recuse Himself - December 29, 2006
N.C. State Bar files Ethics Complaint against Mike Nifong - Dec. 28, 2006

December 28, 2006 — The N.C. Bar accuses Nifong of violating ethics rules during the multiple media interviews he gave shortly after the alleged incident occurred. The DA could lose his license to practice law if he is found guilty.

Duke Hoax: Day #254 - December 28, 2006
Duke Hoax: Day #253 - December 27, 2006

Duke Hoax: Slippery Slimy Ankle Biting Cowards
Duke Hoax: Day #252 - Dec. 26, 2006
Duke Hoax: Day #249 - Dec. 23, 2006
Duke Hoax: The Collapsing Case
Duke Hoax: Nifong Drops Rape Charges - Dec. 22, 2006

December 22, 2006 — Nifong drops the rape charges against the three defendants after Crystal Mangum says she can no longer testify with certainty that she was penetrated. Brodhead issues a statement calling for Nifong to step down.

Duke Hoax: Day #248 - Dec. 22, 2006
Duke Hoax: Day #247 - Dec. 21, 2006
Duke Hoax: Day #246 - Dec. 20, 2006
Duke Hoax: Day #245 - Dec. 19, 2006
Duke Hoax: Day #244 - Dec. 18, 2006

Duke Hoax: Day #242 - Dec. 16 2006
Duke Hoax: Day #241 - Dec. 15, 2006 (pre-trial hearing before Judge Osmond Smith)
Duke Hoax: Statement Analysis 3 - latest information - Dec. 15, 2006
Duke Hoax: Day #240 - Dec. 14, 2006
Duke Hoax: Day #239 - Dec. 13, 2006

Duke Hoax: Face Blindness - Dec. 12, 2006
Duke Hoax: Day #237 - Dec. 11, 2006
Duke Hoax: Day #234 - Dec. 8, 2006
Asymmetrical Justice in Durham - Dec. 7, 2006
Duke Hoax: Day #232 - Dec. 6, 2006

Duke Hoax: Day #231 - Dec. 5, 2006
Duke Hoax: Deaf Justice Poetry Slam - Dec. 5, 2006
Duke Hoax: Day #230 - Dec. 4, 2006
Duke Hoax: Day #228 - Dec. 2, 2006
This Is The Hoax That Mike Built - Dec. 1, 2006

November 2006 -

Duke Hoax: Day #226 - Nov. 30, 2006
Duke Hoax: Day #224 - Nov. 28, 2006
Duke Hoax: Statement Analysis, II - Nov. 28, 2006
Duke Hoax: Day #222 - Nov. 26, 2006

Duke Hoax: Day #218 - Nov. 22, 2006
Duke Hoax: The Durham Strangler, II - Nov. 21, 2006
Duke Hoax: Day #216 - Nov. 20, 2006
Bob Ashley - Rotten Journalist, Rotten Businessman - Nov. 19, 2006
Duke Hoax: Day #214 - Nov. 18, 2006

Durham's Darkside - Nov. 17, 2006
Duke Hoax: Day #212 - Nov. 16, 2006
Duke Hoax: Day #211 - Nov. 15, 2006
Judge 'Oz' Smith the Potted Plant? - Nov. 15, 2006
Duke Hoax: Day #210 - Nov. 14, 2006

Durham Village Light Your Torches - Nov. 13, 2006
Duke Hoax: Day #209 - Nov. 13, 2006
Duke Hoax: Day #207 - Nov. 11, 2006
Duke Hoax: Day #206 - Nov. 10, 2006
The 'listening' statement - Nov. 10, 2006

Duke Hoax: Day #205 - Nov. 9, 2006
Duke Hoax: Day #204 - Nov. 8, 2006
Steve Monks is a Lying Loser - Nov. 8, 2006
Duke Case: Day #203 V-Day - Nov. 7, 2006 (Election Day - Nifong vs. Cheek & Monks)
Cannon v. Nifong & Couch - Nov. 7, 2006

November 7, 2006 — Nifong defeats Lewis Cheek and write-in candidate Steve Monks to win his DA re-election bid. He garners less than a majority of the vote in the hotly-contested race.

Duke Case: Day #202 - Nov. 6, 2006
Duke Case: The Defense Team - Nov. 6, 2006
Duke Case: Day #201 - Nov. 5, 2006
Duke Case: Send in the Grunts - Nov. 5, 2006
Duke Case: Day #200 - Nov. 4, 2006

Duke Case: Day #199 - Nov. 3, 2006
Duke Case: Merchant of Precious - Nov. 3, 2006
Duke Case: Day #198 - Nov. 2, 2006
Policing Vile Metaphors & Idiot Professors - Nov. 2, 2006
Duke Case: Liefong PR - Nov. 1, 2006

October 2006

Duke Case: Bewitched Pinching - Oct. 31, 2006
Duke Case: Sterotyped - Oct. 31, 2006
Dysfunctional Durham - Oct. 31, 2006
Mangum said, "Put marks on me" - Oct. 30, 2006
More Sunshine Please - Oct. 29, 2006

Hoax Busting Video - Oct. 28, 2006 - Mangum pole dance video
OUTRAGE - Oct. 27, 2006 (pre-trial hearing before Judge Osmond Smith)

October 27, 2006 — In a pre-trial hearing, Nifong says he has never interviewed the accuser about the events surrounding the alleged attack. The DA also hands over another 2,000 pages of evidence to the defense.

Duke Case: Obsession - Oct. 26, 2006
Yes, Please "Tar and Feather" Them - Oct. 26, 2006
Nifong in Catbird Seat - Oct. 26, 2006

Dog Bites Man - Oct. 26, 2006 - Brodhead lies about supporting lax players
Other Viewpoints - Oct. 25, 2006
Identification Issues - Oct. 25, 2006
Follow the Money?? - Oct. 24, 2006
Hoax Fast Track - Oct. 23, 2006

R.I.P. NAACP 1909 - 2006 - Oct. 23, 2006
Breaking The Story - Oct. 21, 2006
Commenting on the Case - Oct. 21, 2006
Digging into the Mess - Oct. 20, 2006
CASH MICHAELS IS FULL OF ROT - Oct. 20, 2006

Duke Case: Please Help! - Oct. 19, 2006
Campaign Hijinks - Oct. 18, 2006
The Nifong Bloc - Oct. 17, 2006
60 Minutes Recap - Oct. 16, 2006
Duke Hoax FAQ - Part 1 - Oct. 15, 2006
CBS 60 Minutes airs their first broadcast regarding the case - Sunday, Oct. 15, 2006

Today in Hoaxland - Oct. 14, 2006
No Law & No Order - Oct. 13, 2006
Kim Roberts version 6.0 - Oct. 12, 2006
Cheshire Letter to Nifong - Oct. 11, 2006
Today in Hoax Land - Oct. 11, 2006
Ground-Zero - Oct. 11, 2006

Nifong's 4-11 - Oct. 10, 2006
Symposia - Oct. 10, 2006
Hoax Quote - Oct. 10, 2006
The Hoax Posse Rides - Oct. 10, 2006
Vote Nifong - Oct. 9, 2006

Bien-Pensant Journalism v. Blogger - Oct. 9, 2006
Rogue Reporter? - Oct. 8, 2006
Nifong: Fool or Fox - Part 2 - Oct. 8, 2006
"I am the law" - Oct. 7, 2006
CYA & The Campaign Trail - Oct. 5, 2006

Duke Case: Parent Letters - Oct. 5, 2006
Bull City - Oct. 5, 2006
Duke Case: Traffic 'Tude - Oct. 4, 2006
Durham's Gangland - Oct. 3, 2006
Justice is a Game - Oct. 1, 2006

September 2006

Don "Nifong" Quixote - Sept. 29, 2006
Durham's Priorities?
- Sept. 28, 2006
Wednesday PM linkage - Sept. 27, 2006
Truth is Calling - Sept. 27, 2006
Fumigation Efforts - Sept. 26, 2006
Judging Oz - Sept. 25, 2006

Nuking Nifong? - Sept. 24, 2006
Hiding the Nifong - Sept. 24, 2006
The Lie Campaign - Sept. 24, 2006
Oz Moves to Wonderland - Sept. 23, 2006
Battle for 85 minutes - Sept. 23, 2006

Slur Analysis - Sept. 22, 2006
More Evidence Turned Over - Sept. 22, 2006

Sept. 22, 2006 — pre-trial hearing before Judge Osmond Smith

Missing Their Watergate - Sept. 21, 2006
Never Meet Your Heroes - Sept. 21, 2006
Holloway's Jungleland - Sept. 20, 2006

Hitching up the Truth - Sept. 20, 2006
Vestige Media Organ has No Pulse - Sept. 19, 2006
Duke Case: Tuesday Linkfest - Sept. 19, 2006
Where is Tawana Brawley? - Sept. 19, 2006
Notes from Durham Access?
- Sept. 18, 2006

The Hoax Gravy Train - Sept. 18, 2006
Friendly Advice - Sept. 18, 2006
Death Spiral for The Herald-Sun - Sept. 18, 2006
Crisis Management & the Internet - Sept. 16, 2006
Richard "Brutus" Brodhead - Sept. 15, 2006

Statement Analysis - Sept. 15, 2006
Sgt. M.D. Gottlieb's Resume - Sept. 14, 2006
Investigator B.W. Himan Sworn Statement - Sept. 14, 2006
Sgt. M.D. Gottlieb Sworn Statement - Sept. 14, 2006
Flip Flopping Witness for the ?? - Sept. 14, 2006

Duke Case: Pravda (H-S) Defends Strongarm Tactics - Sept. 14, 2006
The Nifong Bunker - Sept. 14, 2006
The Nifong Standards - Sept. 13, 2006
Crushing the Conspiracy - Sept. 12, 2006
Duke Case: The Asylum - Doing Crazy - Sept. 11, 2006

Duke Case: Is Cash Michaels a Standout Journalist? - Sept. 9, 2006
War Against Duke - Sept. 9, 2006
Statement of Sgt. J.C. Shelton - Sept. 8, 2006
Special Ed. for Doubters with Hoax Dyslexia - Cash Michaels is disabled - Sept. 8, 2006
Joint Omnibus Motion to Compel Discovery - Background - Sept. 6, 2006

Duke Case: Cheap shot - Sept. 5, 2006
Hit and Run Conscience - Sept. 5, 2006
The Durham Strangler - Sept. 4, 2006

September 4, 2006 — The lacrosse team takes to the field for its first organized practice in more than five months. The players adopt a motto for the season: "Succisa Virescit," which means, "When cut down, it grows back stronger."

Nifong's Burden of Proof - Sept. 2, 2006
Beating a dead "No Names Please" Duke case to death again and again - Sept. 1, 2006

August 2006

The Horsemen of the Hoax - Aug. 30, 2006
Innocence & One Degree of Involvement - Aug. 29, 2006
NY Times Still Sucks & Tox Report Negative for Date Rape Drug - Aug. 29, 2006
Duke Case: Cabbie escapes Nifongery - Aug. 29, 2006 (Moez Elmostafa trial date)
Pressing On and Petering Out - Aug. 29, 2006
60 Minutes of Pleasure, Months of Wait - Part II - Aug. 28, 2006

The NY Times and Journalistic Jackassery - Aug. 26, 2006
Duke Case: Poor Reviews for NY Times Article - Aug. 26, 2006
The Gottlieb Script Finally Arrives - Aug. 25, 2006
Who Robbed Crystal Gail Mangum? - Part 3: The Art of the Heist - Aug. 24, 2006
Amazing Stagecraft Needed for Hoax Performance - Aug. 23, 2006

Tipping Point: When does the Main Stream Media call this case a Hoax? - Aug. 21, 2006
Life on the Run - Aug. 19, 2006
The Cowards - Nifong & Brodhead - Aug. 19, 2006
Duke Case gets Judge W. Osmond Smith III - Aug. 18, 2006
Duke Case: Got "weak, anonymous bullies" - Aug. 18, 2006

Duke Case: Fire Starting 101 - Aug. 17, 2006
"Has Anyone Here Seen My Old Friend The NAACP?" - Aug. 16, 2006
Duke Case: 60 Minutes of Pleasure, Months of Wait - Aug. 16, 2006
Shooting the Messenger - Aug. 16, 2006
Following the Cash - Aug. 15, 2006

Poof...the Grubby Thievery Disappears - Aug. 15, 2006
Bell Ringing for Nifong - Aug. 13, 2006
Duke Case: Putting the Fix In - Aug. 12, 2006
The Committee to Recall Nifong - Vote Cheek - Aug. 11, 2006
Duke Case: Digging In For Trench Warfare - Aug. 10, 2006

NAACP Legal Memorandum: Crimes and torts committed by the Duke Lacrosse Team -- NAACP smears the lacrosse players

Why won't he drop it? - Aug. 8, 2006
Pablum & Coming Clean - Aug. 7, 2006
Digging through the gaps, inconsistencies, and rubble to see the Hoax - Aug. 6, 2006
Bryant University Hires Mike Pressler - Aug. 6, 2006
Dead Horses, Blind Squirrels, Acorns & Nuts - Aug. 6, 2006

The Mystery of Bret - Aug. 6, 2006
Running with the Mob - Aug. 5, 2006
The Sinking Ship Nifong - Aug. 4, 2006
Pablum Pukers Keep Puking as They Croak - Aug. 2, 2006
Duke Case: Rigor Mortis - Aug. 1, 2006

July 2006

Nifong's Screwing of the Judicial Pooch - July 31, 2006
Puff Daddy - Mike Nifong - July 27, 2006
Lewis Cheek Won't Run - July 27, 2006
Lazy Days of Summer - July 25, 2006
Durham's Most Wanted - July 25, 2006

Duke Case: Monday Linkfest - July 24, 2006
Duke Investigators Now Subjects of Assault Probe - July 22, 2006
A Speedy Trial Please - July 22, 2006
Cash "in the bag" Michaels - Sad sack journalism - July 22, 2006
Wearing the shoes of the Liefong - July 22, 2006

Duke Case: Clippings - July 21, 2006
Judge Titus Issues Split Decision - July 21, 2006
Duke Names John Danowski As New Lacrosse Coach - July 21, 2006
Blasting the Nifong Bunker with Ballots - July 21, 2006

July 21, 2006 — John Danowski, the father of senior attackman Matt Danowski, is introduced as the new men's lacrosse head coach, leaving Hofstra after 21 seasons.

Truth is putting on its shoes - July 19, 2006

Nifonging the Court - July 19, 2006
Judge Titus now presiding - July 18, 2006
The News & Observer and Pablum Pukers - July 17, 2006
Reade Seligmann - "The Truth Will Win" - July 17, 2006
The Vultures - everyone ones to take a shot at lax team - July 17, 2006

Duke Case: Cleaning House - July 14, 2006
No Stinkin Lineup Procedures in Durham! - July 13, 2006
The Raleigh News & Observer's Biased Reporting - July 13, 2006
Duke Case: Mangum's bogus descriptions - July 12, 2006
Mangum's cell phone calls - July 12, 2006

Finnerty Convicted in Georgetown assault - July 12, 2006
Duke Case: Finnerty Trial in D.C. - July 11, 2006
The Missing Durham Police Chief Steve Chalmers Speaks - July 10, 2006
Duke Case: Facts, Rumors, Hearsay, & Speculation - July 10, 2006
Man free 21 years after wrongful rape conviction - July 7, 2006

The Politically Correct Hoax or "Po-Ho" - July 7, 2006
Academic Deadwood & Media Lapdogs - July 5, 2006
Duke Case: Not a credible case, etc... - July 3, 2006
Reade Seligmann's Alibi in Detail - July 2, 2006
Duke Case: Bowl of Bitterness & Hate - July 1 2006

June 2006

Duke Case: Cosmic Cantina - June 30, 2006
Duke Case: Latest news - June 29, 2006
Nifong's Bluff - A Game of Chance - June 29, 2006
Duke Case: Take two - June 28, 2006
Wasted Days - June 27, 2006
Mr. Nifong, tear down this case! - June 26, 2006

Duke Lacrosse Case: Search - June 25, 2006
Duke Case: The Banana Republic of North Carolina - June 24, 2006
Duke Case: Pick a Number - 3, 5, or 20 Rapists? June 24, 2006
Friday Linkfest - June 23, 2006
Rounding up Real Suspects - June 22, 2006
SI reports on "The Damage Done" - June 22, 2006

Wikipedia.org Unlocks Bio Page for Crystal Gail Mangum - June 21, 2006
A dead case continues to roll over the innocent - June 21, 2006
Duke Case: Other views - June 21, 2006
Duke Lacrosse Scandal: MSNBC says Nifong has no case - June 20, 2006
Who is more Evil - Mike Nifong or Crystal Gail Mangum? - June 20, 2006
Nifong v. Newsweek - June 19, 2006

Show Us the Subpoena Timeline - June 19, 2006
Nifong - "Those Damn Blogs" - June 19, 2006
Sunday Linkfest - June 18, 2006
Duke Lacrosse Scandal: Nifong Lies & Deception - June 17, 2006
The Innocence Equation - June 16, 2006

Mike Nifong the Liar - June 15, 2006, updated
Spin Dancer etc. - June 15, 2006
Duke Lacrosse Scandal: Media Perps - June 14, 2006
Where is the Tipping Point? - June 13, 2006
Benjamin Himan & Jarriel Johnson Statements - June 13, 2006

Kim Roberts/Pittman Police Statement - June 12, 2006
Credibility, Jocks & Prejudice - June 11, 2006
Verifying the Identification of Crystal Gail Mangum - June 10, 2006
Parents, Doubts, Lineups, & Subpoenas - June 10, 2006
Say "Uncle" Dammit! - June 10, 2006

The Overworked Sex Worker - June 9, 2006
Duke Lacrosse Scandal: "A Crock" - June 9, 2006
Duke Lacrosse Scandal: A Sprawling Case - June 8, 2006
Duke Lacrosse Scandal: The "Buzz" - June 7, 2006
"Breaking a Sweat" - June 6, 2006

Duke Reinstates Lacrosse Team - June 5, 2006
Ego & Pipe Dreams - June 5, 2006

June 5, 2006 — Brodhead reinstates the lacrosse program under stricter oversight and names Kevin Cassesse interim head coach. Players pledge to adhere to a self-imposed code of conduct. Duke launches a search for a new head coach.

Laxers, Sorority Girls & the Booze-Fueled Culture - June 3, 2006
Good News/Bad News - June 2, 2006
Revenge, Injustice & Prosecution Lies - June 1, 2006, updated

May 2006

Dufus Patrol - May 30, 2006
American Victim - May 30, 2006
Nifong Rope-A-Dope? - May 28, 2006
2nd Lineup missing? - May 27, 2006
Abrams defends dropping charges - May 26, 2006

Step by step, inch by inch - May 26, 2006
Around the Horn - May 25, 2006
Nice Logo - May 25, 2006
Liberal Hokum - May 24, 2006
Crumbling Case - May 23, 2006
A Rogues' Gallery - May 23, 2006

No Toxicology Report? - May 23, 2006
Conspiracy Theories are Dead? - May 21, 2006
Playing Race Cards in Durham - May 20, 2006
Dying the Death of a Thousand Cuts - May 20, 2006
Fine tuning the Rape Timeline - May 19, 2006
Slow Road to Justice - May 19, 2006

Crystal Gail Mangum - 'Missy Misdemeanor' - May 18, 2006
DA Mike Nifong - Fool or Fox? - May 17, 2006, updated
Mary and Travis Mangum Interview - May 16, 2006

3rd Player Indicted - May 15, 2006
"Reporters" are blowing the mission - May 15, 2006
3rd Indictment and DNA details - May 15, 2006
Identifying the Accuser Debate - May 15, 2006

May 15, 2006 — One day after his graduation, David Evans is indicted. After surrendering to police he tells reporters the accusations are "fantastic lies" and reiterates that he and his teammates are innocent in a formal statement.

Duke Lacrosse Rape Case Documentation - May 14, 2006, updated
Possible DNA Link - Round 2 - May 13, 2006

May 12, 2006 — Himan, Gottlieb and Nifong meet with Brian Meehan, director of DNA Security, Inc. of Burlington, NC, t0 go over a report produced by DNASI. A second round of DNA testing done by DNASI reveals no decisive matches with any of the members of the lacrosse team. Some genetic material found on a fake fingernail found in the trash in the Lax house is consistent with the DNA of one unindicted player, Dave Evans.

Possible DNA Link? - May 11, 2006
Credibility of Crystal Gail Mangum - May 9, 2006

The Faulty Lineup - May 5, 2006, updated
Duke Lacrosse Player Speaks Out - May 3, 2006
Prosecutor Mike Nifong Shares Evidence with Black Panthers - May 2, 2006
More Evidence for Defense- May 2, 2006
Duke Lacrosse Rape: Defense wants DA Nifong thrown off case - May 2, 2006

May 2, 2006 — Nifong wins the DA democratic primary by capturing more than 45 percent of the vote, edging out former prosecutor Freda Black. Analysis of the votes indicate that Nifong is aided by strong support from black voters.

Duke Lacrosse Rape: Were Digital Photos tampered with? - May 1, 2006

May 1, 2006 — The New Black Panthers for Self-Defense stage a demonstration near the Duke campus. The Coleman Committee charged with investigating the culture of the lacrosse team finds that the team has had a history of alcohol abuse, not unlike many other Duke students, and recommends reinstating the team with "appropriate oversight."

April 2006

Open Letter to Crystal Gail Mangum - April 30, 2006
Accuser CGM says she was raped by three men in 1993 - April 28, 2006
Duke Lacrosse Rape: Money at Center of Dispute - April 27, 2006
Who Robbed Crystal Gail Mangum? - Apr. 25, 2006, updated
Duke Lawyer seeks Mangum's Records - Apr. 24, 2006

Duke Rape Accuser: Crystal Gail Mangum - Apr. 21, 2006, updated
Duke Lacrosse Rape Timeline - timeline for incident - Apr. 21, 2006, updated

Duke Rape Case: Emotional & Legal Fire Storm - Apr. 20, 2006

Apr. 20, 2006 - Kim Roberts, the second dancer, tells the AP that she was not in the bathroom and did not see a rape occur. A taxi driver tells the media that he drove Seligmann to an ATM and a drive-through restaurant before taking the sophomore home. Seligmann has a receipt from the ATM, along with cell phone logs and a record of when he swiped into his dorm to indicate he was not at the party at the time of the alleged attack.

Duke Rape Case: The Squirm Factor - Apr. 19, 2006
Two Duke Lacrosse Players Are Arrested and Charged - Apr. 18, 2006 - Gottlieb/Himan/Clayton arrest Finnerty/Seligmann. Finnerty and Seligmann turned themselves into authorities at the back of the Durham County Jail. They were handcuffed and driven 15 yards to the front of the jail, where they were then paraded in front of waiting camera crews.

April 17, 2006 — A Durham County grand jury returns sealed indictments against two Duke players: Collin Finnerty an Reade Seligmann.

April 10, 2006 — Rev. Jesse Jackson announces that he and his organization will offer the accuser a scholarship to finish her education. He says he hopes she will never again have to dance "to survive."

April 10, 2006 — State investigators find that no lacrosse team member's DNA matches biological evidence taken from the accuser's body. Nifong insists that he will continue to conduct his investigation. The lack of DNA evidence and newly emerged time-stamped photographs that call the accuser's story into question indicate the tide of the case is starting to turn.

April 6, 2006 — Professors known as the "Group of 88" sponsor an advertisement in The Chronicle titled "What Does a Social Disaster Sound Like?" describing a culture of sexism and racism at Duke.

April 5, 2006 — Coach Mike Pressler resigns. Duke President Richard Brodhead cancels the team's season after authorities unseal a search warrant containing an e-mail from player Ryan McFadyen in which he says he wants to kill and skin strippers. McFadyen is suspended from school. The e-mail is latter show to be part of a running joke. He is reinstated in June. Brodhead introduces committees assigned to examine the administration's response to the incident, the lacrosse team's culture, campus culture and two other issues.

March 2006

March 30, 2006 — Lawyers for several players speak publically for the first time. They reiterate the players' innocence and criticize the media for what they call one-sided coverage which condemns the players without sufficient evidence.

March 29, 2006 — In an interview with the News & Observer, Durham County District Attorney Mike Nifong said: "I would like to think that somebody who was not in the bathroom has the human decency to call up and say, 'What am I doing covering up for a bunch of hooligans?' "

March 28, 2006 — Richard Brodhead and Joe Alleva hold a press conference to announce the indefinite suspension of the team's games. Until it has a "clearer resolution of the legal situation" involving team members. A statement by the team's captains "unequivocally" denies the sexual assault and rape allegations. Police release the two 911 tapes recorded the night of the alleged assault. DA Mike Nifong tells the media he is "convinced that there was a rape."

March 25, 2006 — Duke administration announces the lacrosse team will forfeit two lacrosse games hours before the Blue Devils are scheduled to take on Georgetown. They cite the team's decision to hire "private party dancers" and underage drinking at the party.

Mar. 25 2006 — An interview with Crystal Mangum is published by the News & Observer. It is a one-sided sympathetic portral of a "rape victim." The N&O conceals Mangum's full story. The rush to judgement has begun.

Duke Lacrosse Athletes tested in gang rape inquiry — Mar. 24 2006, updated

March 23, 2006 — Forty-six of the lacrosse team's 47 members comply with a sweeping n0n-testimonial order [NTO] by Judge Ronald Stevens to provide DNA samples and be photographed. The team's sole black member is not tested, because Mangum said her attackers were white.

March 14, 2006 — One of the strippers, Crystal Gail Mangum, tells Durham police that three men at the party forced her into a bathroom, where she said she was beaten, raped and sodomized. It is later learned she told authorities several different versions of the alleged attack in the hours after the party.

March 13, 2006 — Duke lacrosse players throw a team party at an off-campus house, hiring two strippers to perform.

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