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Old 08-16-2012, 04:54 PM   #21
MichelleD
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I get what you're saying, but Sam's job isn't necessarily to prevent bad stuff that has already happened by the time he leaps in. I think the main reason he was there this time was to help Katie through the trial (regardless of whether her rapist was convicted or not) and to keep Katie from being raped again.

I think at least part of the the purpose of the story was to point out some of the problems rape victims have when they press charges and how going out with someone doesn't give license.

Of course the show isn't going to be perfect. As was pointed out, the trial process likely would have taken a lot longer than the short time Sam was there. It wouldn't have been the same if it didn't have its little flaws; that was part of the charm of the show.
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