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Topic - Dezmine Wells
In cases involving a man, a woman and a closed door, the difference between accusations and actualities can be difficult to assess. Verdicts rendered by the criminal justice system aren't always accurate, no matter which side they favor. Unfortunately, regardless of who's lying and who's not, both parties are stained.
Wells said the incident started innocently as a game of "Truth or Dare," and evolved into consensual sex — not sexual assault as his fellow student alleged.
"I didn't think the process was fair," Wells told CBSSports.com. "I went into it as guilty and having to prove my innocence instead of them having to prove that I was guilty. I feel like everyone rushed the process and panicked. They went with a gut feel. I understand the severity of the accusations. Rape is one of the highest felonies in the world, but I think they just panicked."