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Wed Dec 12, 2012, 09:44 PM

Girl Speaks Out on Sexual Assault, Defies Judge



"Remember 17-year-old Savannah Dietrich? She's the teenager who publicly called out the boys who groped her chest and stuck their fingers in her vagina while she was unconscious and photographed the sexual assault because they wanted to remember that precious moment in history forever/brag about it to all their dickhead friends even though a judge ordered her not to tell anyone what happened."*

Teenage sexual assault victim Savannah Dietrich spoke out about her assailants, breaking a judge's gag order. In response, attorneys for the teenage boys who assaulted her initially tried to fight back, but when Dietrich's story got more attention, they backpedaled. Did she get the justice she wanted by speaking out? Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian break down the story.

*Read more from Katie J.M. Baker/ Jezebel: http://jezebel.com/5967151/teenage-girl-proves-value-of-speaking-out-about-sexual-assault


I couldn't agree more with her decision and I'm delighted that the defense attorneys retreated when public attention seemed to side with her.

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Reply Girl Speaks Out on Sexual Assault, Defies Judge (Original post)
rachel1 Dec 2012 OP
Skittles Dec 2012 #1
Historic NY Dec 2012 #2
Maineman Dec 2012 #4
Heathen57 Dec 2012 #3
heaven05 Dec 2012 #5
1monster Dec 2012 #6
Smilo Dec 2012 #7
quakerboy Dec 2012 #8
Quantess Dec 2012 #9

Response to rachel1 (Original post)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 09:55 PM

1. let's see the pictures of these little perverts

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Response to rachel1 (Original post)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 10:17 PM

2. Good for her no victim should be silenced & no Judge should affirm such an order.

she spoke up for herself.

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Response to Historic NY (Reply #2)

Thu Dec 13, 2012, 09:24 AM

4. Yes. What going on with that judge???

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Response to rachel1 (Original post)

Thu Dec 13, 2012, 01:18 AM

3. This girl did the right thing

We need all people to stand up to the misogynistic judges who are members of the good-ol-boys club.

Teen males need to learn that being passed out is not permission to rape or assault someone. And the judges and prosecutors are teaching the opposite.

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Response to rachel1 (Original post)

Thu Dec 13, 2012, 10:03 AM

5. her

life and reputation have been sullied by assholes who took advantage and indecent license with her. Her youthful indiscretion did not give them this liberty. PUT THEIR PHOTOS UP AND YOU GO GIRL!

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Response to rachel1 (Original post)

Thu Dec 13, 2012, 10:11 AM

6. K&R

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Response to rachel1 (Original post)

Thu Dec 13, 2012, 11:43 AM

7. Savannah is a very brave and courageous

young lady.

The judge and defense lawyers are dickheads.

The attackers should be brought to justice and identified and their identities shown on tv and in newspapers.

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Response to Smilo (Reply #7)

Thu Dec 13, 2012, 05:27 PM

8. Sounds like the prosecution

may have been the key "dickhead" involved, and the one who should probably be looked at for at least some ethical issues. If he had connections to the boys he was prosecuting, as stated in the clip. The defense lawyers were presumably just doing their jobs. That's the basis of our system, you get a lawyer to put on a fair defense no matter how apparently guilty you are. Don't know about the judge, but if the defense and the prosecutor had worked out a deal, he may have just accepted it without knowing all the facts.

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Response to rachel1 (Original post)

Sat Dec 15, 2012, 10:25 AM

9. Good for her!

She is doing a favor for all victims of sexual assault.

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