Florida State Reaches Almost $1 Million Settlement with the Victim of Jameis Winston’s Non-Rape

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Trying to find and provide any sort of coherent explanation for how all of the threads of this story can be concurrently accurate would be like trying to pull apart a 500-pound ball of scotch tape:

“Florida State University has settled a lawsuit filed by Erica Kinsman, the woman who accused Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston of rape back in 2012. According to a statement from her attorneys as reported by USA Today, the university agreed to pay Kinsman $950,000 and make a five-year commitment to awareness, prevention, and training programs.

“’I will always be disappointed that I had to leave the school I dreamed of attending since I was little,’ Kinsman said in a statement. ‘I am happy that FSU has committed to continue making changes in order to ensure a safer environment for all students.’

“The lawsuit alleged that the university was ‘deliberately indifferent’ to her report of sexual assault, and that Florida State…

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