ROBERT F. KELLY TRIAL (July 1991-April 1992)

The Closing Arguments  

  • Excerpts from the opening statements of the defense and prosecution

  • Passages dealing with 'children telling the truth'

  • Excerpts dealing with 'Kyle,' one of the children who testified and whose behaviors and story of alleged sexual abuse became a catalyst in the Little Rascals case

  • Passages concerning the therapists involved in the Little Rascals case

  • Excerpt (from the prosecution's closing argument) dealing with the issue of 'contamination' - the theory that the allegations spread because the parents shared with each other their children's detailed disclosures.

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