The 15-year old girl who was gang-raped by over a dozen males in a remote courtyard outside Richmond High School during a homecoming dance Oct. 24, 2009, has settled a civic suit for $4 million. She will get $2.5 million right away and the other $2.5 million will be doled out over the course of 40 years. I guess this is one positive thing to come out of such a tragic, horrific story.

According to the Chronicle, “The Oct. 24, 2009, incident took place in a dimly lit courtyard of Richmond High and shocked the Bay Area. Police said the girl was punched, kicked, sexually assaulted and urinated on by a group of men, some of whom took cell phone pictures of the assault.”

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