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Throughout the proceedings, they were repeatedly called victims.” The court heard about how the attackers are doing well in school, and about how smart they are, according to Geller.
This is a juvenile case, which by its nature makes it a closed proceeding, and the judge has made it clear again that anyone who discusses it with the media, etc., will be held in contempt. All I can do is tell you the parents were not satisfied with the results of this case. It’s my understanding what they wanted to do was criticize the outcome and they have that right.” Staver said he feels so strongly about the issue of free speech that he would be willing to take the family’s case and challenge the judge’s order. Olson, was appointed by President Obama in 2010 and threatened to prosecute Idaho residents who spoke out about the sexual assault case in a way that was unflattering to the perpetrators.
They were especially upset with the prosecutor’s repeated statements in the media defending the juvenile defendants, rather than focusing on the victim. Liberty Counsel is an international nonprofit, litigation, education, and policy organization dedicated to advancing religious freedom, the sanctity of life, and the family since 1989. After the case came to light last summer, the former Obama-appointed U. attorney for Idaho, Wendy Olson, threatened to prosecute anyone who promulgated “false or inflammatory information” about the crime or the perpetrators.
“She viciously tongue-lashed Lacy for a full 15 minutes, until finally Judge Borresen had to stop her.” When the refugee boys pleaded guilty in April, Twin Falls County Prosecutor Grant Loebs said: “I am pleased that we were able to resolve this case in a way that was approved and agreed to by the victim’s family.
This continues to be a serious and sad case, but it was resolved properly.” Geller says nothing could be farther from the truth.
“The resolution of the case was not accepted by the victim’s family, and it was not resolved properly.” She said Idaho officials were willing to sacrifice the wellbeing of a small girl in an effort to suppress negative information about the state’s growing refugee community.