The Anatomy Of A College Rape Accusation

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Amid increasing scrutiny nationwide of college administrators’ response to sexual assault cases, a former Williams College student and her parents have accused leaders at that college of mishandling her assault case.

Lexie Brackenridge and her parents also oppose the expected return to campus this fall of the alleged assailant.

From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Fred Thys of WBUR reports.

Note: NPR and WBUR’s policy is to not identify victims of sexual assault without their permission. In this case, both the woman and her parents agreed to be publicly identified. WBUR is not naming the alleged assailant because no criminal charges were filed.


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Source: NPR


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Andrew Miltenberg from New York

I am the attorney for the young man that was the subject of Ms. Brackenridge's allegations. While we are constrained by confidentiality not to speak publicly about this matter, my client continues to dispute the allegations that were made against him, which we believe, were unfounded. In light of this, we are distressed that he now is the subject of personal attacks to which he cannot accurately and fully respond. I can tell you, however, that he is extremely grateful that the school administration has embraced the totality of the circumstances, and has provided him with the opportunity to continue his education and earn his undergraduate degree.

Andrew T. Miltenberg, Esq.
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May. 14 2014 10:21 AM

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