She The People: trial


Posted at 04:41 PM ET, 03/14/2013

Steubenville rape trial begins

Steubenville rape trial begins

By Jamila Bey  |  04:41 PM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  boys, football, rape, Steubenville, trial

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 07/16/2012

Would more women at the top at Penn State have stopped Sandusky sooner?

I’d like to think that, but I don’t.

By Melinda Henneberger  |  12:12 PM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Freeh report, Jason Whitlock, Sara Ganim, Joe Paterno, Jerry Sandusky, Sandusky trial, Dottie Sandusky, Vicky Triponey, Karen Peetz, Penn State, University of Notre Dame, University of Colorado, Elizabeth Hoffman

Posted at 10:09 PM ET, 07/03/2012

What Paterno admitted he knew: Sandusky couldn’t have done it without him

“Obviously, he was doing something of a sexual nature.’’ Yet Paterno didn’t pass on the report right away, because “I didn’t want to inferfere with their weekends.”

By Melinda Henneberger  |  10:09 PM ET, 07/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jerry Sandusky, Sandusky trial, Penn State, Joe Paterno, Joe Pa, Louis Freeh, Graham Spanier, Tim Curley, Gary Schultz, State College, Mike McQueary

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 06/26/2012

Does Dottie Sandusky deserve a jail cell of her own?

“People sometimes convince themselves they didn’t see what they saw,’’ hear what they heard, or know what they know. But should they escape all responsibility?

By Melinda Henneberger  |  01:00 PM ET, 06/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jerry Sandusky scandal, Jerry Sandusky trial, Dottie Sandusky, Matt Sandusky, Joe Amendola, child rape, child abuse

Posted at 06:59 PM ET, 06/21/2012

Sandusky prosecutor gets in his face, defense urges jurors to be true to their school

When the defendant’s wife Dottie approached him as the courtroom emptied, her eyes were red and filled with tears, and neither looked at the other.

By Melinda Henneberger  |  06:59 PM ET, 06/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sandusky trial, Jerry Sandusky, Penn State, Joe Paterno, Joseph McGettigan, Matt Sandusky, Dottie Sandusky

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 06/01/2012

John Edwards is after redemption, not a political comeback

SHE THE PEOPLE | Instead, it seems he’s looking for a kind of redemption to keep getting up in the morning.

By Melinda Henneberger  |  09:16 AM ET, 06/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Edwards trial, John Edwards, John Edwards verdict, Cate Edwards, Elizabeth Edwards, Jack Edwards, Emma Claire Edwards, Frances Quinn Hunter, campaign finance laws

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 05/30/2012

Is John Edwards flirting, or just being Southern?

Imagine what Elizabeth had to contend with if. ­­Even as a criminal defendant, in front of Jesus and his elderly parents, he’s still getting a come-on.

By Melinda Henneberger  |  10:15 AM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  john edwards, john edwards trial, john edwards verdict, elizabeth edwards, cate edwards, rielle hunter, catherine eagles, judge eagles, fred baron, bunny mellon, campaign finance law

Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 05/14/2012

Free Johnny Reid Edwards

Yes, I think he’s guilty, but I still say let him go.

By Bonnie Goldstein  |  03:38 PM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  john edwards trial, john edwards, campaign finance laws, elizabeth edwards, edwards trial, johnny reid edwards

Posted at 05:26 PM ET, 05/03/2012

What we might learn -- but can’t know -- from a candidate’s wife and girlfriends

Do we award extra points to Mitt Romney, who has never given his wife Ann any cause to whip off her $990 shirt? Yes, actually.

By Melinda Henneberger  |  05:26 PM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Edwards, Elizabeth Edwards, Cate Edwards, Rielle Hunter, Edwards trial, campaign finance trial, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Genevieve Cook, David Maraniss, "Barack Obama: The Story", Mitt Romney, Ann Romney, $950 blouse

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 04/25/2012

Judge Catherine Eagles is on John Edwards’s case

Catherine Eagles, a drawling, sometimes sassy Tennessee native, is new to the federal bench.

By Melinda Henneberger  |  12:25 PM ET, 04/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Judge Catherine Eagles, John Edwards, Elizabeth Edwards, John Edwards trial, Andrew Young, campaign finance law, Rielle Hunter, Abbe Lowell

Posted at 09:29 PM ET, 04/24/2012

John Edwards trial: Andrew Young is one confused witness

But when Young said he agreed to claim paternity for the candidate’s child with Rielle Hunter for opportunistic reasons, that rang true.

By Melinda Henneberger  |  09:29 PM ET, 04/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Edwards trial, Andrew Young, Rielle Hunter, Elizabeth Edwards, Cate Edwards, campaign finance laws

Posted at 08:31 PM ET, 04/23/2012

John Edwards gets his day in court — but who’s missing from the jury?

SHE THE PEOPLE | Prosecutors have to prove Edwards knew the law, and intended to break it.

By Melinda Henneberger  |  08:31 PM ET, 04/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Edwards, Johnny Edwards, Johnny Reid Edwards, Cate Edwards, Andrew Young, Edwards trial, Edwards case, Elizabeth Edwards, Rielle Hunter

Posted at 10:51 PM ET, 02/09/2012

Yeardley Love’s home team

Unlike abused women who don’t know whom to call or whether they’ll be believed, she couldn’t have been more supported.

By Melinda Henneberger  |  10:51 PM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Yeardley Love, George Huguely V, University of Virginia, domestic abuse, abused women, Huguely trial, lacrosse