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Steubenville, Ohio / Rape Case / A Discussion #1036601

CNN Evening News for Monday, Jan 07, 2013
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A video of a teen joking about the rape of a teenage girl by football players in Steubenville, Ohio, and the photo of the girl being carried shown. [With CNN's Susan Candiotti, Trent Mays lawyer Adam NEMANN†- says the carrying photo may have been staged.] An October 12 account of what another teen said about the drunken state of the girl who was helped to walk and then driven to another party by Trent and Malik Richmond and what two other witnesses said about what happened quoted.

(Studio: Gary Tuchman) A rare interview held with the masked Internet sub-culture group Anonymous presented; scenes shown of a gathering in Steubenville and a video of baseball players making vile comments about the victim. [Anonymous "K.Y." - says they took part in criminal activities and that more people took part in the rape.] [Football players Eddie WILSON - says Anonymous has named him while he was not at the parties; comments on the charges against the two players.] The report the victim sent a text claiming she was not rape discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with criminal defense attorney Mark Geragos and CNN's Jeffrey Toobin about the rape case and the involvement of Anonymous. [TOOBIN - says some of the information that came to light is worthless, but the social media stuff may be relevant; points out this is a juvenile trial and could be sealed from the public; comments on how the legal issue of the girl's consent that will likely come down to he said, she said.] [GERAGOS - suggests defense lawyers may ask for a change of venus because of the role of Anonymous in this Internet age; comments on the issue of consent while drunk.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Tuchman, Gary

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