Home / Tag Archives: court

Tag Archives: court

I’ve heard it through the grapevine (for almost 50 years)

Recently, Marvin Gaye’s estate made headlines when they were speculated to be in talks to sue Pharrell Williams for similarities between Williams’ 2014 hit song “Happy” and Gaye’s 1965 song “Ain’t That Peculiar.” This follows a long legal battle between Gaye’s estate and Williams and Robin Thicke, who were accused of plagiarizing Gaye’s song ...

Read More »

Two ex-Vanderbilt football players found guilty of rape, next two teammates wait to go to trial

NASHVILLE — With two former Vanderbilt football players facing decades in prison after being convicted of the rape of an unconscious student in a dorm room, attention now turns to two of their teammates who have yet to go to trial. It took a jury three hours Tuesday, Jan. 27 ...

Read More »

Vanderbilt football player says he doesn’t remember anything about the rape he’s charged with, trial continues

NASHVILLE— A former Vanderbilt football player charged with rape told a jury Monday, Jan. 26 that he can’t remember a dorm room sexual assault that prosecutors say he and three of his teammates carried out. “I was just drunk out of my mind,” Cory Batey testified. “This is something I ...

Read More »

Vanderbilt rape trial continues, videos and text messages shown to jury

NASHVILLE — Sexually explicit videos showing the alleged attack on a female student in a dorm room were played for jurors Monday, Jan. 18 in the rape trial of two ex-Vanderbilt football players. The video was shot from the cellphone of Brandon Vandenburg during the June 2013 incident, a Nashville ...

Read More »

Testimony underway in Vandy rape trial

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — With testimony underway in the rape trial of two ex-Vanderbilt University football players, a defense attorney fought Wednesday to keep jurors from hearing allegations that his client urinated on an unconscious coed during the attack. Brandon Vandenburg and Cory Batey are being tried this week for ...

Read More »