Sex Crime Victim faces jail for tweeting attackers' names

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    I'm sure there's a lot more to this story, but based on this alone, how can a judge do that? If she fabricated something, then they have the right to sue for defamation, right? But a pre-emptive order? I don't get it.

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    A judge threw me in jail for going to work.
     
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    The judge paced a gag order based on the fact that the disposition is not final. That is standard in a lot of cases.

    Kentucky Teen Faces Charge for Naming Attackers - ABC News

    Personally, I think victims have the right to say whatever they want about a court proceeding to anyone they want. Courts disagree because they prefer a system that cuts their workload, but I don't think the judge will actually hold this girl in contempt.
     
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    Thanks QW. So after they are sentenced she can talk?
     

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