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Rape myth: Critics say UVA police sent the wrong message
Published on Oct 4th, 2012
111 comments The fall semester kicked off at UVA with troubling news: two rapes reported in the same week in late September. But additionally disturbing to some sexual assault survivors was language used in a...
Graduation rapist back in jail
Published on Jul 31st, 2011
7 comments Jeffrey Theodore Kitze, who served 20 years in prison for raping his sister's roommate the day after her graduation from UVA Law School in 1989, has had his parole revoked. According to Virginia...
UVA crime: Bill would yank big cases from campus cops
Published on Feb 1st, 2011
15 comments Susan Russell began advocating soon after her daughter reported getting raped at UVA in 2004. FILE PHOTOS BY COURTENEY STUART, HAWES SPENCER When a serious crime occurs on campus, who should...
Rapist appeals stalking conviction
Published on Jan 28th, 2011
8 comments Jeffrey Theodore Kitze. PHOTO CHARLOTTESVILLE POLICE Jeffrey Kitze, who spent 20 years in prison for the 1989 rape of his sister's roommate the day after both young women graduated from UVA Law...
Volunteer fear: Graduation rapist convicted of stalking activist
Published on Jan 11th, 2011
16 comments Jeff Kitze served 20 years in prison for raping and beating of his sister's roommate the day after she graduated from UVA Law School. PHOTO CHARLOTTESVILLE POLICE Since his release from prison two...
Grisham penning Norfolk Four script
Published on Jul 7th, 2009
0 comments Virginia's most famous crime author is taking on one of Virginia's most controversial criminal cases. The Associated Press reports that John Grisham is working on a screenplay concerning the case of...
How UVA turns its back on rape
Published on Nov 11th, 2004
0 comments UVA has a system to deal with rape among students. A group meets, takes testimony, and issues rulings– all in secret. This clandestine process, combined with what one victim brands a "slap on...
Rape city?
Published on Jan 16th, 2003
0 comments Serial rapists are nothing new to Charlottesville. In 1975, when rapes were at an all-time high, the Cavalier Daily routinely referred to the town as "rape city," according to Coy Barefoot in his...
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