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May 16, 2006



Doesn't matter how smart he is, no 21 year old American male ever uses the term "fantastic lies" unless it's written for him by a lawyer.

Mac Diva

Both of David Evans' parents are lawyers, Tung. The mother is a lobbyist, in addition. Suffice it to say he likely had plenty of help drafting those remarks.

But, I was not impressed. Relying on whining about polygraph results not being of interest to the prosecutors is silly. It assumes the public doesn't know polygraphs are unreliable and inadmissable as evidence.

Actually, the whole time I was reading the article about Evans in the NYT, I kept thinking about the orphan pubic hair found on the alleged victim. Is it his? Seems to me there may be some additional 'discovery' coming up for all three suspects.

Tung Yin

Mac Diva, thanks for the info. I wouldn't put a lot of stock into the polygraph result, but his willingness to take one is similar to other alleged actions (speaking to the police without counsel, assisting in the execution of the search warrant) that at least is not indicative of consciousness of guilt. Do I think he's innocent? (That is, he's innocent in the eyes of the law right now, but do I think he committed the crime?) I actually have no idea.


I read a rather entertaining but often insightful blog of a “Twenty year old girl with a blog" as she calls herself. She has been posting on Duke from the beginning more in relationship to “rape culture" than anything else, but her latest post mimics the feeling here to some extent.

Her post here

My wife is also a lawyer and she did not give all that much credence to the polygraph but she also is going with the assumption that this DA has to have something else or he is crazy.

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