Prosecution asks SJC to reinstate Fells Acres conviction.
Report of hearing on 6 May 1999

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Copyright 1999 by Hugo S. Cunningham

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From 9:30 to 10:30 AM on Thursday 6 May 1999, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) heard oral arguments on whether to reinstate the conviction of Cheryl Amirault LeFave in the Fells Acres day-care ritual abuse case. Now that the hearing is over, their decision is expected in the next three or four months.

Contents

1. Background of prosecution appeal (summary and a reference)

2. The Justices of the SJC

3. The courtroom on 6 May

4. Notes from the hearing

5. Comments on themes raised at the hearing


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