Lawrence Phillips is a former pro
football player whose name and image was misused by news reporters while he was
a Heisman Trophy frontrunner in college during the 1990's. False newspaper and
television reports showing pictures of a bashed up mailbox suggesting that Phillips bashed the mailbox with his girlfriend's head, that he beat her,
and that he dragged her by the hair down flights of stairs, are untrue
according to statements from the former girlfriend and other witnesses documented
in the police report.
Do you believe deeply in fair justice, regardless of for whom the law is used? Reporters' false reports took on a life of their own and still circulate widely online and in broadcasts, wrongfully associating Lawrence Phillips with "crime" and "domestic violence" and ...