Something to Think About: Rape Ruling a Travesty

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Title

Something to Think About: Rape Ruling a Travesty

Alternative Title

Rape Ruling a Travesty

Subject

Seminole County (Fla.)
Rape--Florida
Crime--Florida

Description

A newspaper article published by The Oviedo Outlook on May 26, 1977. The article discusses a recent ruling by Circuit Judge Robert McGregor regarding a rape case in the Seminole-Brevard Circuit Court. According to the article, Judge McGregor dismissed sexual battery charges against a convicted rapist because the victim did not resist "to the degree that the law expects." Larry Neely, the author of the article, argues that the ruling is in appropriate and that victim's rights should be respected.

Creator

Neely, Larry

Source

Original newspaper article: Neely, Larry. "Something to Think About: Rape Ruling a Travesty." The Oviedo Outlook, Vol. 4, No. 40, May 26, 1977, page 2: Oviedo Historical Society, Oviedo, Florida.

Publisher

The Oviedo Outlook

Date Created

ca. 1977-05-26

Date Copyrighted

1977-05-26

Date Issued

1977-05-26

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original newspaper article: Neely, Larry. "Something to Think About: Rape Ruling a Travesty." The Oviedo Outlook, Vol. 4, No. 40, May 26, 1977, page 2.

Is Part Of

"The Oviedo Outlook, Volume 4, Number 40, May 26, 1977." RICHES of Central Florida. https://richesmi.cah.ucf.edu/omeka2/items/show/5659.
Oviedo Historical Society, Oviedo, Florida.
Oviedo Historical Society Collection, Oviedo Collection, Seminole County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

190 KB

Medium

1 newspaper article

Language

eng

Type

Text

Coverage

Seminole County Criminal Justice Center, Sanford, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Civics/Government Teacher

Provenance

Originally created by Larry Neely and published by The Oviedo Outlook.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by The Oviedo Outlook and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Curator

Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

Source Repository

External Reference

"Florida Rape Laws." FindLaw. http://statelaws.findlaw.com/florida-law/florida-rape-laws.html/

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Original Format

1 newspaper article

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