Attorneys Get More Time to Respond to Duke Lacrosse Suit
Attorneys in the Duke lacrosse civil rights lawsuit have more time to respond to the complaint filed last month by the three exonerated former Duke students.Posted — Updated
Collin Finnerty, David Evans and Reade Seligmann filed the 155-page complaint in October alleging the city of Durham, former District Attorney Mike Nifong, former police Chief Steve Chalmers and several police detectives and officers conspired to keep a weak case alive.
Evans, Finnerty and Seligmann are asking for unspecified compensatory and punitive damages, attorney fees and numerous changes in the way the Durham Police Department handles criminal investigations.
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