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SJC sees possible bias in rape case

Why charge only the boy? Judges bitterly divided on issue

By John R. Ellement and Andrew Ryan
Globe Staff / February 7, 2009

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A sharply divided Supreme Judicial Court said yesterday that a 14-year-old boy accused of statutory rape may have been a victim of gender discrimination because authorities charged him and not the three underage girls with whom he allegedly had sex. (Full article: 928 words)

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