US Lawyer tells rape trial jury women are 'good' at lying

15:31  21 april  2017
15:31  21 april  2017 Source:   Associated Press

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Lawyer , Steve Farese, criticized for telling jury that women are ' good ' at lying . The reason is 'because they're the weaker sex', Farese said during a rape trial . Farese told jury victim was crying 'on cue' and was dressed like an 'Amish person'.

(AP) — A defense lawyer is being criticized for telling a Tennessee jury that women are “especially good ” at lying “because they’re the weaker sex.” 4. Defense Lawyer In Millionaire’s Rape Trial Says Women ‘Can Be Especially Good At .

FILE - In this April 18, 2007, file photo, defense attorney Steve Farese Sr., speaks in Selmer, Tenn., in the trial of Mary Winkler, who was eventually convicted of voluntary manslaughter in the March 2006 shooting death of her preacher husband, Matthew Winkler. Farese is being criticized for telling a Tennessee jury that women are “especially good” at lying “because they’re the weaker sex.” The Memphis Commercial Appeal reports Farese made the comments during closing arguments of the trial of Mark Giannini, a wealthy businessman accused of raping a woman. Farese maintains that the sex was consensual. He told the Commercial Appeal that his job “is not to care if anybody gets offended. © The Associated Press FILE - In this April 18, 2007, file photo, defense attorney Steve Farese Sr., speaks in Selmer, Tenn., in the trial of Mary Winkler, who was eventually convicted of voluntary manslaughter in the March 2006 shooting death of her preacher husband, Matthew Winkler. Farese is being criticized for telling a Tennessee jury that women are “especially good” at lying “because they’re the weaker sex.” The Memphis Commercial Appeal reports Farese made the comments during closing arguments of the trial of Mark Giannini, a wealthy businessman accused of raping a woman. Farese maintains that the sex was consensual. He told the Commercial Appeal that his job “is not to care if anybody gets offended." (AP Photo/Russell Ingle, File)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A defense lawyer is being criticized for telling a Tennessee jury that women are "especially good" at lying "because they're the weaker sex."

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A defense lawyer is being criticized for telling a Tennessee jury that women are "especially good " at lying "because they're the weaker sex." The Commercial

(AP) - A defense lawyer is being criticized for telling a Tennessee jury that women are "especially good " at lying "because they're the weaker sex." Giannini had been accused of raping the woman when she came to his house for a job interview.

The Memphis Commercial Appeal reports attorney Steve Farese made the comments during closing arguments of the trial of Mark Giannini, a wealthy businessman accused of raping a woman who came to his house for a job interview. Farese maintains that the sex was consensual and has questioned the woman's credibility.

Memphis Area Women's Council executive director Deborah Clubb calls Farese's comments "absolutely despicable."

Farese tells the newspaper that his job "is not to care if anybody gets offended" and "smart people will see it for what it is."

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