CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - An attorney for a former associate dean of students at the University of Virginia accused Rolling Stone magazine of defaming her in a retracted 2014 story about an alleged gang rape on campus in the first day of a federal court trial.
Nicole Eramo, who is seeking $7.9 million in damages, has accused the magazine of painting her as the villain in a story of a freshman named only as “Jackie” who described being sexually assaulted by seven men during a fraternity party.
A defamation trial against Rolling Stone magazine is set to begin on Monday over a November 2014 article that shocked readers, regarding an alleged brutal gang rape at the University of Virginia, entitled, “A Rape on Campus.” The ar...
A University of Virginia dean who played a major role in Rolling Stone's now-retracted rape piece is suing the magazine for defamation. Nicole Eramo, an associate dean of students at UVA who handles sexual assault cases on campus, i...
The move comes as defamation trial launches against the magazine over its now-discredited story about a gang rape at the University of Virginia
Attorney says woman who claimed she was gang raped in a now-discredited story said UVA dean who counseled her “did everything right"