A brilliant young molecular biologist with no prior criminal history is suddenly accused of raping and torturing an undergraduate student at Barnard College. The arrest sets off a media firestorm, resulting in a deluge of highly inflammatory and grossly prejudicial media coverage. All charges against Dr. Jovanovic are eventually dismissed, but not until after he has served 20 months in jail and had his reputation severely damaged.
- Noted Sex Crimes Figure Linda Fairstein Tapped for Rape Case Role (Daily News ~ January 22, 2009)
- Sicko-Sex Rap Nixed, He Sues (October 29, 2004)