Woman files $800,000 defamation lawsuit against Virginia student newspaper

A student newspaper is being sued for $800,000 onallegations that the paper published defamatory statements last year about arape victim.

The complaint was filed April 11 in a state trial courtagainst five staff members at TheRemnant, a student newspaper at the College of William and Mary inWilliamsburg, Va.

The woman suing the newspaper was a victim of rapewhile visiting the College of William and Mary, according to thecomplaint.

During the months of April and May 2005,The Remnant published statements aboutthe woman