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After Years of Appeals, Prep School Grad Owen Labrie Goes to Jail for Assault

Owen Labrie will serve a 10-month sentence for assaulting a 15-year-old classmate in 2014, when he was an 18-year-old senior at the elite St. Paul's School in New Hampshire.
Marie Solis
12.28.18
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What It Was Like to Survive an Elite Prep School Rape Saga Before #MeToo

Chessy Prout watched her assailant go to jail. Now she's telling her story.
Susan Zalkind
3.6.18
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Owen Labrie's Sexual Assault Victim Spoke Publicly for the First Time

Seventeen-year-old Chessy Prout shed her anonymity Tuesday to talk about raising awareness for fellow survivors.
VICE Staff
8.30.16
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A Lawsuit Could Expose a Culture of Sexual Violence at an Elite Prep School

Attorneys describe a school shed littered with discarded condoms dubbed the "Mars Hotel," among other allegations.
Susan Zalkind
6.2.16
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How My Tweets Led to Notorious Sex Offender Owen Labrie Going to Jail

The former St. Paul's student was out on bail after his conviction last summer. Then I ran into him on the train and got mixed up in his case in a way I could never have imagined.
Susan Zalkind
3.21.16
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Does a Teen's Sex Crime Deserve Extra Punishment if He Used the Internet to Commit It?

Former elite prep school student Owen Labrie will be a registered sex offender for life because he used a computer to lure his 15-year-old victim into a nonconsensual hook-up.
Susan Zalkind
10.30.15
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Owen Labrie Found Not Guilty of Felony Sexual Assault in Elite New England Prep School Rape Case

The 19-year-old was still found guilty of one felony and several misdemeanors, and must register as a sex offender.
Susan Zalkind
8.28.15
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​Who Will the Jury Believe in the New England Prep School Rape Trial?

As the trial of former St. Paul's school student and alleged rapist Owen Labrie concludes, the outcome hinges on which side of the story the mostly male jury finds more credible.
Susan Zalkind
8.28.15