Law and Legal

"The Price of Silence: The Duke Lacrosse Scandal, the Power of the Elite, and the Corruption of Our Great Universities"

William Cohan

About the Program

William Cohan, contributing editor of Vanity Fair, recounts the 2006 Duke University lacrosse case.  The author, an alumnus of the University, reports on every aspect of the case; from the events that transpired the evening of the purported sexual assault, to the University administration's reaction, the police investigation, and ultimately the involvement of the state of North Carolina.  William Cohan speaks at Regulator Bookshop in Durham, North Carolina. 

About the Authors

William Cohan

William Cohan is the author of several books, including The Last Tycoons and House of Cards: A Tale of Hubris and Wretched Excess on Wall Street.  He is a former investment banker, who has worked at Lazard Freres, Merrill Lynch, and JPMorgan Chase.  For more information, visit the author's website, williamcohan.com.


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"The Price of Silence: The Duke Lacrosse Scandal, the Power of the Elite, and the Corruption of Our Great Universities"

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  • Monday, June 16th at 2am (ET)
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