William Kennedy Smith, nephew of Ted Kennedy Trial: West Palm Beach. Charge: March 1991 Easter weekend rape of a woman he met at the Au Bar in Palm Beach. Acquitted: Dec 12, 1991 after the jury deliberated for 77 minutes. What we remember: Live television coverage obscuring the face of the accuser with a big blue blob and making a star of Miami defense attorney Roy Black.
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