Why prosecutors are not charging rape suspects even when they have solid evidence

Even when investigators taped a conversation with the suspect in which he admitted that he knew what he did was wrong, prosecutors sill wouldn't press charges.

Inside The News
October 20, 2018 - 2:59 pm

Photo by Renee Jones, Courtesy of The Star Tribune

This episode of the Inside the News / Investigating Rape podcast explores why is it so hard to prosecute rape in Minnesota. It tells the story of "Rabbit," a woman who reported to police that she was raped by a friend. Even when investigators taped a conversation with the suspect in which he admitted that he knew what he did was wrong and that she hadn't given consent, prosecutors still refused to pursue the case. The suspect was never charged. 

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