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If you're following this case, here's an unbelievable train wreck interview with an MSU board member that I shared yesterday. https://t.co/R1bihuETA6 https://t.co/v9Cv2eYNZ1— Jay Rosen (@jayrosen_nyu) January 24, 2018
"Sexual predator Larry Nassar assaults over 150 girls over the course of 30 yrs, sentenced to 175 yrs in prison & men are CRITICIZING THE FEMALE JUDGE WHO TRIED THE CASE for being "mean" If this isn't the entire fucking problem wrapped up in a shit bow I don't know what is"Read more from Twitter
"VIDEO: Former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar sentenced to up to 175 years in prison. https://t.co/hFgwHOZE6w via @ReutersTV https://t.co/zN6Px4OVsx"
Judge Rosemarie Aquilina: You do not deserve to walk outside of a prison ever again. I have just signed your death warrant.
There were also new developments late today related to the leadership and culture of gymnastics that allowed these assaults to continue for years. The CEO of the U.S. Olympic Committee apologized for failing to protect the girls and women involved. He also called for the resignation of the entire board of directors of USA Gymnastics.
"More than 150 victims of Larry Nassar shared wrenching testimony over the past seven days. Today, some of them embraced in court after hearing his sentence. https://t.co/MdUA0HrE8n"Read more from Twitter
"Michigan State has botched handling of Larry Nassar case at every turn. @KatieJStrang weighs in on the collective callousness and ignorance from University https://t.co/qAIIBMwvOt"Read more from Twitter
"People connected to the victims of #LarryNassar say that Angela Povilaitis, the assistant AG of Michigan, and Detective Lt. Andrea Munford of the MSU Special Victims Unit, deserve tremendous praise for their work on this case when everyone else dropped the ball."Read more from Twitter
"Prosecutors of #LarryNassar said we need more investigative journalism. She pointed to the work of @IndyMarisaK, one of the investigative journalists who uncovered the story. She talked to @Poynter about more than a year of intensive work. https://t.co/Lz6QJ1Ihog"Read more from Twitter
Judge Rosemarie Aquilina tossing #LarryNassar's pathetic letter aside is everything. pic.twitter.com/z5s3KGlOIr— Brittany Stephanis (@bmstephanis) January 24, 2018