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Retrial of ex-Vanderbilt football players on rape charges set for April

Former Vanderbilt football player Brandon Vandenburg looks at the jury as Judge Wilkins reads the charges during his trial on Jan. 27, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn.  John Partipilo POOL The Tennessean The retrial of two former Vanderbilt University football players on rape charges is scheduled for April 4.Brandon Vandenburg and Cory Batey are accused of raping an unconscious fellow...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Judge agrees to postpone retrial in Vanderbilt rape case

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) A Nashville judge has postponed the trial of two former Vanderbilt football players who were convicted of rape but ordered to be retried. Former players Brandon Vandenburg and Cory Batey had been scheduled to be retried Nov. 30. A Nashville judge granted a request Monday for the delay over objections from prosecutors, who said the victim had already been through...
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October 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Vanderbilt players awarded mistrial for rape case

Brandon Vanderburg and Cory Batey, formerly football players for Vanderbilt charged with rape, have been granted a mistrial Tuesday afternoon, according to The Tennessean. Nashville Criminal Court Judge Monte Wilkins was obligated to give a mistrial to the former players due to a jury serving not admitting he had been the victim of a statutory rape case a decade and a half ago. The...
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt Rape Case Update: Judge Declares Mistrial

Judge Monte Watkins, the judge presiding over the Vanderbilt rape case against Brandon Vandenburg and Cory Batey has declared a mistrial. According to this court...
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Two Former Vanderbilt Football Players Guilty of Rape

On July 1, 2011, Cory Batey, a rising senior football player at Nashville's Ensworth High School committed to Vanderbilt University live on our 3HL radio show. Batey was one of three commits that day for new coach James Franklin's first full recruiting class at Vandy. Batey, a three star recruit with offers from Kentucky and Minnesota, joined Brian Kimbrow and Caleb Azubike, who...
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January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Vanderbilt player Cory Batey takes stand in rape case

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A former Vanderbilt football player being tried for rape is testifying on his own behalf. Cory Batey took the stand Monday morning. Batey was a 19-year-old who had just come out of his freshman year when he was charged, along with three of his teammates, with raping an unconscious student in a dorm on the Nashville campus in June 2013. Batey and Brandon Vandenburg...
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January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

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