Lawyers Move for Mistrial in Vanderbilt Rape Case, Say Juror Was Raped

In January of this year, Cory Batey and Brandon Vandenburg, both football players at Vanderbilt University, were convicted of raping a fellow student in 2013. Now, as the sentencing phase begins, Vandenburg’s attorney is moving for a mistrial, arguing that the jury foreman failed to disclose that he was a victim of… »6/16/15 9:30am6/16/15 9:30am

Vanderbilt Rape Victim: Football Player Told Me He 'Took Care' of Me

The prosecution rested yesterday in the rape trial of Cory Batey and Brandon Vandenburg, two of the four Vanderbilt University football players accused of raping an unconscious woman. The alleged victim testified that when she awoke the next day with no memory of the night, Vandenburg told her "he had to spend all… »1/23/15 11:30am1/23/15 11:30am

Vanderbilt Students File Federal Complaint Over Handling of Rape Cases

In the wake of June's dramatic rape case involving four members of the Vanderbilt football team, a group of six current and former Vanderbilt students filed a complaint with the Office of Civil Rights under the U.S. Department of Education Thursday arguing that the university hasn't responded to sexual assault on… »11/15/13 10:50am11/15/13 10:50am

Vanderbilt Player Accused of Rape Kicked Off His New Football Team

Earlier this week it was reported that former Vanderbilt University football player and alleged rapist JaBorian "Tip" McKenzie had started playing for his new school, Alcorn State College. But late Thursday night, University President Dr. M. Christopher Brown II released a statement clarifying that, at least for now,… »9/13/13 12:30pm9/13/13 12:30pm