Tyson vs. Simpson

December 1995
New Republic;12/11/95, Vol. 213 Issue 24, p4
Focuses on the issues associated with conviction of an African American in the United States. Views of African Americans and Whites regarding conviction of a sex offender O.J. Simpson; Discussion about conviction of boxer Mike Tyson; Attitude of liberals and conservatives in the country regarding conviction of Tyson for a date-rape jurisprudence; Contradiction between facts revealed by Tyson and victim Desiree Washington regarding the rape case; Condition of Washington after the case revealed by the driver who carried her from the hotel; Revelation of the rape case by two vaginal abrasions found after the incident; Controversy due to acquitting of a White William Kennedy Smith in rape case of three women.


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