MAY 12 | Defense lawyers announce that a second round of DNA tests done by a private firm have come back inconclusive. Evans's attorney, Joseph Cheshire, claims that DNA found on a vaginal swab of the accuser does not belong to a Duke student. But he also says that an analysis of DNA found on a false fingernail retrieved from 610 North Buchanan contained a partial match with samples taken from certain Duke players.
MAY 15 | A Durham County grand jury indicts Evans (below), 23, of Bethesda, Md., a co-captain and recent graduate. He is charged with first-degree forcible rape, first-degree sexual offense and kidnapping, and is also released on a $400,000 secured bond. He says in a statement outside the Durham County Detention Facility: "These allegations are lies, fabricated, and they will be proven wrong."
MAY 18 | Seligmann makes his first appearance in court. Lawyer J. Kirk Osborn makes several motions on his behalf, including a request for access to the accuser's cellphone records and the police notes. Nifong hands over about 1,300 pages of evidence, two videotapes and a CD with photographs to Osborn and other defense lawyers.
JUNE 5 | Duke officials announce that the team will resume play in the fall under stronger administrative oversight and that assistant coach Kevin Cassese will take over as interim coach while Duke conducts a national search for Pressler's replacement.