Football Culture On Trial In Ohio Rape Case04:56
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A sheriff's cruiser and a school bus cross paths in front of the Jefferson County Justice Center, Feb. 27, 2013 in Steubenville, Ohio. (Andrew Welsh-Huggins/AP)
A sheriff's cruiser and a school bus cross paths in front of the Jefferson County Justice Center, Feb. 27, 2013 in Steubenville, Ohio. (Andrew Welsh-Huggins/AP)

In a trial that's drawn international attention, two teenaged players from the high school football team in Steubenville, Ohio, will head to juvenile court Wednesday, to face charges they raped a drunk girl at an end-of-summer party.

The two athletes were charged ten days after the August party, after hacker activists publicized photo and video from the night that had been posted on social media, prompting the girl and her family to go to police.

Supporters of the victim, including the National Organization of Women, have argued that students who were there acted criminally by failing to report what happened.

Officials in the small city of Steubenville have created a website to counter what they say is misinformation about the case, such as a claim that the police department is full of ex-football players from the local team.

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This segment aired on March 13, 2013.

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