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The Michael Nifong Scandal - Jan 11, 2007
... into inventing, about how the accused had raped and stabbed them, cut off the legs of animals--the kinds of charges mounted, against elderly Violet Amirault of Massachusetts and her adult children Cheryl and Gerald, proprietors of the respected Fells Acres Day School. Many like them were caught up in ...
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01/11/07, 10937 bytes

Trial by Self-Reproach - Aug 9, 2005
... on broomsticks. Her testimony mesmerized the courtroom and captured the public's imagination (much like the bogus child-abuse charges against the Amirault family in the same state nearly three centuries later). Perhaps unknowingly, she had also hit on a strategy that ensured her survival and that of ...
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08/09/05, 6964 bytes

Homecoming - May 28, 2004
By DOROTHY RABINOWITZ On the morning of April 30, the day Gerald Amirault was released from Bay State Correctional Facility after 18 years of imprisonment on charges that he had sexually assaulted and tortured children, Middlesex County District Attorney Martha Coakley gave press interviews announcing ...
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05/28/04, 12584 bytes

Best of the Web Today - Apr 30, 2004
... . If you have a tip, write us at opinionjournal@wsj.com, and please include the URL.) Today on OpinionJournal: * Review & Outlook: At last, Gerald Amirault is free. * Daniel Henninger: Spirit of America exceeds its fund-raising goals 15-fold. And on the Taste page: * Review & Outlook: Honoring the victims ...
http://www.opinionjournal.com/best/?id=110005025
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Gerald Amirault's Freedom - Apr 30, 2004
At 10 o'clock this morning, Gerald Amirault will walk out of his Massachusetts jail, a free man. It is a joyous day for this prisoner, behind bars for 18 years after his 1986 conviction on charges of child sex abuse based on fantastical testimony dragged from pre-schoolers. Gerald's mother Violet and ...
http://www.opinionjournal.com/editorial/feature.html?id=110005023
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Gerald Amirault's Freedom - Apr 30, 2004
At 10 o'clock this morning, Gerald Amirault will walk out of his Massachusetts jail, a free man. It is a joyous day for this prisoner, behind bars for 18 years after his 1986 conviction on charges of child sex abuse based on fantastical testimony dragged from pre-schoolers. Gerald's mother Violet and ...
http://www.opinionjournal.com/editorial/?id=110005023
04/30/04, 4439 bytes

The Power of Modern Fads - Oct 27, 2003
... events sent ripples of satisfaction through our editorial-page offices last week. A Massachusetts parole board at long last recommended Gerald Amirault for parole, and a Food and Drug Administration panel recommended that silicone breast implants be returned to the market. Both are causes which these ...
http://www.opinionjournal.com/columnists/rbartley/?id=110004222
10/27/03, 6699 bytes

Best of the Web Today - Oct 20, 2003
By JAMES TARANTO The Easterbrook Kerfuffle Nature abhors a vacuum, so last week, with the Valerie Plame and Rush Limbaugh kerfuffles having died out, a new controversy erupted to take their place. It began last Monday, when Gregg Easterbrook, a senior editor of The New Republic, posted an unedited ...
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Gerald Amirault's Day - Oct 20, 2003
The end of Gerald Amirault's long struggle for freedom is in sight. A Massachusetts parole board saw to that with a unanimous decision on Friday granting his petition for release--officially set to occur at the end of April. It was a joyous day for this prisoner of the commonwealth of Massachusetts ...
http://www.opinionjournal.com/editorial/?id=110004191
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Gerald Amirault's Day - Oct 20, 2003
The end of Gerald Amirault's long struggle for freedom is in sight. A Massachusetts parole board saw to that with a unanimous decision on Friday granting his petition for release--officially set to occur at the end of April. It was a joyous day for this prisoner of the commonwealth of Massachusetts ...
http://www.opinionjournal.com/editorial/feature.html?id=110004191
10/20/03, 4431 bytes

The Sacrosanct Accusation - Apr 28, 2003
... country with small variations. The Amiraults of Massachusetts, whose case I took up after that of Kelly Michaels, would be similarly charged. Gerald Amirault, son of elderly Violet Amirault, who ran the Fells Acres Day School, in Malden, was supposed to be the bad clown. I did not know then that a core ...
http://www.opinionjournal.com/extra/?id=110003414
04/28/03, 6778 bytes

Epilogue to a Hysteria - Mar 27, 2003
... they actually believe in the charges they had brought, of naked children tied to trees in full public view and raped in broad daylight, as in the Amirault case in the testimony of child witnesses who had recited obvious whoppers about robots, being stabbed with swords, and the like? A reasonable question ...
http://www.opinionjournal.com/extra/?id=110003255
03/27/03, 6578 bytes

Best of the Web Today - May 20, 2002
... 't strike it rich, never fear. Just call a lawyer. Scott Harshbarger, the former Massachusetts attorney general who is best known for sending Gerald Amirault to prison on phony child-abuse charges, predicts lawsuits against gambling companies are in the offing soon. "There is a dramatic public health ...
http://www.opinionjournal.com/best/?id=110001735
05/20/02, 23489 bytes

Best of the Web Today - Apr 29, 2002
... out. But the same is true of a prison term or any other deprivation of liberty. In Massachusetts, a state that lacks capital punishment, Gerald Amirault has been in prison on phony child-abuse charges since 1986. If he were freed tomorrow, he would still have irrevocably lost 16 years in the prime of ...
http://www.opinionjournal.com/best/?id=105002000
04/29/02, 19181 bytes

The Prosecutors - Apr 25, 2002
... responsible for these now notorious cases would go on to bigger things. District Attorney Scott Harshbarger, who brought the case against the Amirault family of Massachusetts, became the state's attorney general, and now heads Common Cause, a liberal lobby group that aims to reform the political system ...
http://www.opinionjournal.com/medialog/?id=105001974
04/25/02, 5551 bytes

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