The Palm Beach Rape Case: Then There Were Three

The prosecution raises the ante by unveiling a trio of new accusers who say William Kennedy Smith assaulted them

In the court of public opinion, as the Palm Beach rape case proved again last week, the rules can be merciless compared with those of a court of law. In the | public eye, a defendant may be judged guilty until proved innocent, all evidence is admissible, all tactics are acceptable. Perhaps with that in mind, the defense team for William Kennedy Smith continues to rake through his alleged victim's history in search of scandal. But last week the prosecution resurrected some ghosts from Willy's past -- ghosts who may yet come to haunt him even if they never have their...

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