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Grant's attorney stated that Grant was not obligated to disclose an event that occurred when she was a juvenile and which was sealed upon her turning 18.
Some in the press, including an editorial in The New York Times and an article in the Chicago Tribune, criticized Harvard for being unforgiving in rescinding its offer.
We have many plans and enthusiasm to keep expanding and making Murderpedia a better site, but we really need your help for this. (born 1976) is an American woman who gained notoriety for receiving early admission to Harvard University, only to have it rescinded when it became known that she had killed her mother and had omitted this fact from her college application.
Background Gina Grant was the daughter of Charles Grant and Dorothy Mayfield, both of whom lived in Lexington, South Carolina.
Some campus publications and newspapers sided with Grant, citing Grant's mother's alcoholism and Grant's allegations of physical abuse.Grant pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter and was sentenced to a year in juvenile detention, with probation until age 18.