Richmond Gang Rape Trial Underway

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An exterior view of Contra Costa Superior Court. (Photo: Fareed Rahman/Richmond Confidential)

Early this month, the trial began for two men charged with raping a teenage girl in Richmond. The 2009 gang rape left the girl beaten and unconscious after a homecoming dance, where a crowd of men reportedly participated or watched the rape, and none called the police. Two other men accepted plea deals for time in prison. We get an update on the trial.

Guests:

Malaika Fraley, reporter covering courts and justice for The Contra Costa Times

Dara Cashman, former deputy district attorney for Contra Costa County; she headed the sexual assault unit and prosecuted the case's preliminary hearing before retiring

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