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(USA Today)   Latest attorney tactic when defending client accused of rape: Women are good liars   ( usatoday.com) divider line
    More: Dumbass, lawyer Steve Farese, Comment, Female, Tennessee rape case, businessman Mark Giannini, weaker sex, weaker sex comment, Memphis Area Women  
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2017-04-21 05:40:13 AM  
32 votes:
FTFA (my bold): Farese made his comments about women lying before a jury of 11 women and three men.

That's a bold strategy, Cotton. Let's see if it pays off for you.
2017-04-21 03:15:43 AM  
27 votes:
Google search for: "women are good liars" - First link leads to the Daily Mail.

I think that means no woman has ever lied in human history.
2017-04-21 07:11:23 AM  
26 votes:

drjekel_mrhyde: Click the comments
/I dare you


I wouldn't click on them with your cursor.
2017-04-21 07:04:28 AM  
13 votes:

Yankees Team Gynecologist: True, but irrelevant to the case.


Women don't lie
They provide alternative facts
2017-04-21 01:44:55 AM  
12 votes:
Lawyer is simply going on his "Honestly, you're the biggest I've ever had" experience.
2017-04-21 07:30:16 AM  
7 votes:

dragonchild: Farking Clown Shoes: Farese made his comments about women lying before a jury of 11 women and three men.
That's a bold strategy, Cotton.
Not necessarily.  I know juries are about the furthest thing from randomly selected, but supposing this one was (for lack of better information), as many as five of those women could completely buy into this defense and far from being bizarre, it'd be expected.  Heck, 42% of women voted for a JFP who publicly bragged about sexually assaulting women.
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That's nationwide.  This trial is in Tennessee.  Those ain't Women's Studies majors from UC-Berkeley packed in the box.

This isn't to disparage the accuser or back up the "women are liars" statement, but just to point out that women are NOT the unified supportive monolithic group they're portrayed as, so neither side is playing a particularly dumb numbers game.  Packing the jury with women is far from a sure bet for the prosecution, to the point that the defense was probably unfazed by it.  The defense has good reasons to be unconcerned with saying "women are liars" to a group of them.


Women seldom lie about rape.
2017-04-21 07:54:42 AM  
6 votes:

RJReves: drjekel_mrhyde: I lie to women all the time.
/9" long and can go for a hour

Ah, that's an easily exposed lie.


Remember, you measure from the anus to the tip. It's the only accurate way.
2017-04-21 07:28:41 AM  
6 votes:
"I love what you've done with your hair!"
"Thanks! I love your dress!"
"This old thing?! I bought it when they were running a discount!"
2017-04-21 07:02:54 AM  
6 votes:
True, but irrelevant to the case.
2017-04-21 11:32:35 AM  
4 votes:
i.imgflip.com
2017-04-21 08:20:32 AM  
4 votes:
Women are from Venus and men are from Mars.  And frankly I've never trusted a Venusian in my life.
2017-04-21 07:47:48 AM  
4 votes:

drjekel_mrhyde: I lie to women all the time.
/9" long and can go for a hour


Ah, that's an easily exposed lie.
2017-04-21 07:26:35 AM  
4 votes:
40 Helens agree
2017-04-21 03:11:03 AM  
4 votes:
Has he been hired by Fox News yet?
2017-04-21 08:14:55 AM  
3 votes:
www.troll.me
2017-04-21 07:28:40 AM  
3 votes:

davidphogan: Google search for: "women are good liars" - First link leads to the Daily Mail.

I think that means no woman has ever lied in human history.


It may mean there are no women.
2017-04-21 07:28:09 AM  
3 votes:

Tanqueray: So she's upset by the lawyer saying "women lie" but then throws out "men rape."


Women and men lie. Only men rape (in many jurisdictions).
2017-04-21 11:44:03 AM  
2 votes:

Lady J: I wonder if he has daughters.


Yes - his wife told him she was on the pill.

/Err... that's probably not going to be a very popular joke, is it?
2017-04-21 09:43:15 AM  
2 votes:

fireclown: While we have our rape dander up, does anyone here work in the processing or rape kits?

Rape kits get processed?
2017-04-21 08:44:08 AM  
2 votes:

GORDON: RJReves: Yankees Team Gynecologist: True, but irrelevant to the case.

Women don't lie
They provide alternative facts

I swear it's your baby.


I went to the tanning salon while I was pregnant.
That's why his skin tone is, um, more 'tanned'.
Honestly Honeybunch!
2017-04-21 08:11:45 AM  
2 votes:

RJReves: NevynFox: RJReves: drjekel_mrhyde: I lie to women all the time.
/9" long and can go for a hour

Ah, that's an easily exposed lie.

Remember, you measure from the anus to the tip. It's the only accurate way.

Let me guess.

You carry seat cushions everywhere.


No, just my trusty hemorrhoid donut.
2017-04-21 07:57:31 AM  
2 votes:

Johnny Rockets: He ain't wrong.


But that's not relevant.

If women were not superb prevaricators, our species would be extinct.
2017-04-21 07:37:02 AM  
2 votes:
FTFA: "Smart people will see it for what it is."

That is a very carefully worded statement. (A) he's well aware that he's being an asshole; (B) he's mounting a vigorous defence; (C) he believes his client is guilty as sin; and (D) he suspects that the jury is not particularly bright and will fail to "see it for what it is".
2017-04-21 07:36:10 AM  
2 votes:
She was choked until she was unconscious, raped and woke up in the hospital. The assholes claiming "he's right you know" in this thread are as despicable as the lawyer and can bite me.
2017-04-21 07:27:38 AM  
2 votes:
If I'm the defendant, I'm feigning a heart attack right there in the court room to halt the proceedings until such time I can replace his stupid a$$.
2017-04-21 05:29:20 AM  
2 votes:
Lawyers are better liars, so what?
2017-04-21 08:17:12 PM  
1 vote:

Theaetetus: inglixthemad: Theaetetus: inglixthemad: Because we are supposed to judge with feelings (#BelieveHer) according to feminists

That's not what that means. That's not what any of this means.

It's exactly what certain people sought to create, using the tag #BelieveHer. You are, unequivocally, supposed to support and believe a rape "victim" / "survivor".

No, it really didn't mean that. It meant that, as in every single other instance of an accusation of a crime, you presume that the complaining witness' testimony is credible until proven otherwise. That's it. It's simply asking for the same exact standard used in literally every other case.


What?

That's ludicrous.  Before we even find out what they were wearing, or may have made it seem like they were interested,  Or why she was even there?
2017-04-21 04:34:16 PM  
1 vote:
img.fark.net


NTTHATDWT
2017-04-21 02:19:11 PM  
1 vote:

Nurglitch: I'm going with the lawyer on this one.


To hell?
2017-04-21 12:10:02 PM  
1 vote:

Theaetetus: inglixthemad: Because we are supposed to judge with feelings (#BelieveHer) according to feminists

That's not what that means. That's not what any of this means.


It's exactly what certain people sought to create, using the tag #BelieveHer. You are, unequivocally, supposed to support and believe a rape "victim" / "survivor". Note how it is given, because language is a powerful thing. Before a case is even adjudicated the status of "victim" or "survivor" is assigned. Because language has power, that means the accused must be guilty, because otherwise she couldn't be a "victim" or "survivor". When it is shown, especially in a high profile case, that the "victim" / "survivor" is lying it does a ton of credibility damage (by association) for every future claimant.

Abusing language like this leads to this being like the kid who cries wolf. Take a few high profile cases that end up with it being claimant "crying wolf", toss in a liberal helping of outrage (especially if it leads to violence or other crimes against the accused) from people rallying around the claimant, and it leads directly to backlash. Society will seek to punish someone for the lie(s) that generated so much public outrage, it's human nature.

I have no doubt the people who created the tag had good of intentions, nor do I doubt that those who want to automatically assign the status of "victim" or "survivor" have good intentions as well. The problem for everyone is the road to Hell is paved with good intentions.
2017-04-21 11:47:14 AM  
1 vote:

inglixthemad: Because we are supposed to judge with feelings (#BelieveHer) according to feminists


That's not what that means. That's not what any of this means.
2017-04-21 09:43:55 AM  
1 vote:
Woman threatens Uber driver with rape and domestice abuse allegations
Youtube qVyujM8IVOI

Woman threatens Uber driver with rape and domestice abuse allegations
2017-04-21 09:41:56 AM  
1 vote:

Lady J: I wonder if he has daughters.


I have no idea but, I did find a picture of his father.
img.fark.net
2017-04-21 09:24:02 AM  
1 vote:

Lady J: I wonder if he has daughters.


I was wondering if his mom still around, she needs to smack him with a frying pan
2017-04-21 08:21:27 AM  
1 vote:

Another Government Employee: That is NOT the latest tactic. It is the basis of every competent rape defense (whether it is true or not).

He said...she said.....

Real story is usually in the middle.


So he half-raped her?
2017-04-21 08:11:46 AM  
1 vote:
img.fark.net
2017-04-21 07:27:51 AM  
1 vote:
Were I on the jury, the moment he said that, I would have voted GUILTY, regardless of my previous thoughts.  His argument is a last-straw, hail-Mary, I-Got-Nothin' defense.
2017-04-21 07:25:04 AM  
1 vote:

Bucky Katt: Has he been hired by Fox News yet?


Fox was outbid by MSNBC and HuffPo.

Get your fake news from pros, bro.
2017-04-21 07:15:15 AM  
1 vote:
Wellllllllll.....womens IS tricksy.....

/ this is not a serious statement
2017-04-21 07:08:04 AM  
1 vote:
He's right you know.jpg
2017-04-21 03:24:18 AM  
1 vote:
Clubb said this is an example of attitudes that she's trying to change: "What we wear, where we are, whether we are drunk, is not the reason for rape. Rape happens because men rape ... And it's wrong. It's a crime."

So she's upset by the lawyer saying "women lie" but then throws out "men rape."
 
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