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Aug
29
2009
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Diocese appears to break pledge

Fights order to disclose sexual abuse records

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Aug
27
2009
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Navajo Tribal Courts Should Hear Navajo Child Sexual Abuse Lawsuits

Today, we filed legal briefs in Navajo Nation Tribal Court relating to two childhood sexual abuse lawsuits. Since we filed the lawsuits in the Navajo Court, the Defendants desperately have attempted to get the cases removed from the Navajo Court and instead handled in state or federal court.

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Aug
26
2009
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Kidney transplant between 2 clergy abuse survivors

Phil Saviano and Susan Pavlak led separate lives in different states, both fighting for people who — like them — had been abused by clergy years ago.

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Aug
24
2009
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Milwaukee judge green lights for trial another church child sex abuse fraud case

Judge Timothy Wikowiak ruling against Bishop Callahan and the Milwaukee archdiocese today sends another hopeful signal that clergy predators and church officials in Wisconsin who covered up their crimes are going to be held accountable to victims and citizens through our courts and the rule of law.

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Aug
21
2009
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Priest abuse hearing hinges on memory, time

John Doe RG, as he is known in court papers, always struggled with trusting people. Personal relationships usually lasted no more than a year. His second-guessing of his bosses sent him hopping from job to job.

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Aug
14
2009
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Former deaf-school student sues archdiocese

A civil lawsuit filed Thursday against the Milwaukee Archdiocese is the first by a former student of St. John's School for the Deaf in St. Francis, where the late Father Lawrence Murphy is believed to have molested as many as 200 boys from 1950 to 1974.

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Aug
13
2009
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Archdiocese sex abuse cover up started at least 50 years ago, documents in new fraud lawsuit show

Fraud lawsuit will be first by former student from St. John’s School for the Deaf

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Weissmuller vs. Archdiocese of Milwaukee and St. John's School for the Deaf

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Jul
30
2009
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The New York Catholic Conference's Aggressive Bid to Stop Reform of Child Sex Abuse Laws

Based on an unscientific survey of everyone with whom I have spoken in recent months, I have come to the conclusion that there is an untold story that would shock the vast majority of Americans. Pieces of it have appeared in various publications, but never the whole story. It is the story of the New York Catholic Conference's outrageous measures to stop the reform of New York's laws that govern child sex abuse.

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St. Paul Attorney receives prestigious national award for his efforts on behalf of

St. Paul Attorney Jeff Anderson was the recent recipient of the prestigious Frank Carrington Champion of Justice Award given by National Crime Victims Bar Association

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