The Good Wife Season 4 Review “Rape: A Modern Perspective”

A few thoughts about "Rape: A Modern Perspective": The case of the week was an eighteen year-old girl who was suing the boy who raped her at a spring break party. The rapist had made a plea deal in criminal court, so Will and Alicia were representing the girl, Rainey, in civil court. The judge had issued a gag order forbidding any party to the case to speak about it outside of the courtroom. Rainey violated the judge’s gag order when she sent a tweet about the case and was thrown in jail for contempt of court. The judge said that if she apologized and promised not to tweet any more during the trial, he would release her from jail. She refused because she couldn’t stomach the idea of apologizing to her rapist. READ MORE...

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