Cultural Revolutions

An Exhausting Criminal Trial

Peggy Buckey's acquittal and the acquittal of her son Raymond Buckey on 52 counts of child molestation brought an end to a highly publicized and exhausting criminal trial. Less noticed, perhaps, were postmortems on the case by jury members, who described the excesses and strange ironies of a governmental crusade "to save our children."

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