Anatomy of the McMartin Child Molestation Case

Anatomy of the McMartin Child Molestation Case

By: Jo-Ellan Dimitruis (author), Edgar W. Butler (author), Richard Krooth (author), Hiroshi Fukurai (author)Hardback

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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.

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About Author

Edgar W. Butler is Professor of Sociology, University of California, Riverside. Hiroshi Fukurai is Associate Professor of Sociology, University of California, Santa Cruz. Jo-Ellan Dimitrius is Trial Consultant and Director, Forensic Technologies International (FTI) Corporation, Los Angeles. Richard Krooth is Adjunct Professor, Golden Gate University, San Francisco.


Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Acknowledgments Chapter 3 An Overview Chapter 4 The Evolution of Charges Chapter 5 Pretrial Publicity: A Media Event Chapter 6 Pretrial Publicity: The Public's View Chapter 7 Preliminary Hearings Chapter 8 Pretrial Events Before the First McMartin Trial Chapter 9 Impaneling the McMartin Jury: Scientific Defense Jury Selection Chapter 10 The First McMartin Trial Chapter 11 The Jurors and their Verdicts: The First Trial Chapter 12 The Aftermath Chapter 13 The Second McMartin Trial Chapter 14 Constitutional Rights: Child Abuse Victims and Alleged Perpetrators Chapter 15 The Rights of Victims and Alleged Perpetrators Chapter 16 Epilogue Chapter 17 Endnotes Chapter 18 Subject Index Chapter 19 Name Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/05/2001
  • ISBN13: 9780761819837
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 368
  • ID: 9780761819837
  • weight: 508
  • ISBN10: 0761819835

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