Falsely Accusing #MeToo: Labeling Theory, Social Media, and Public Opinion

Hale to the Chief?

“It is true rape is a most detestable crime, and therefore ought severely and impartially to be punished with death; but it must be remembered, that it is an accusation easily to be made and hard to be proved, and harder to be defended by the party accused, tho never so innocent” (Hale, 1847, pg. 634).