Anatomy of the McMartin Child Molestation Case

Anatomy of the McMartin Child Molestation Case

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This book details the painful, torturous, and often unbelievable turn of events in the McMartin sexual molestation case. It offers a critical window on Salem by the Sea, revealing how civil society and the criminal justice system have mindlessly and brutally dealt with young children, their parents, defendants, and their families under the guise of pursuing justice and equity.Sample Size and the Response Rate While the 1980 U.S. Census provided the basic information on prospective jurors in the Central Superior Court district just prior to the trial, census data failed to offer more up-to-date and accurate breakdowns of eligible jurors in 1987. ... For the period between 1984 and 1986, 98.5% of respondents said that they had heard or read about the subject of child sexualanbsp;...

Title:Anatomy of the McMartin Child Molestation Case
Author:Edgar W. Butler
Publisher:University Press of America - 2001-01-01


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