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Mar
16
2010
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11th Catholic child sex & fraud suit is filed against Fr. Raimond Rose

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Mar
08
2010
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Christian Brothers chaplain faces 10th abuse suit

Another sexual abuse lawsuit has been filed against the Christian Brothers' Anthony (Raimond) Rose, the 10th in the past 13 months.

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Mar
05
2010
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Sex Abuse Lawsuit Says Bridgeport Diocese Knew Of Priest's 'Bizarre' Behavior

By the time the Rev. John Castaldo began molesting a boy named Brooks Thopsey at a Roman Catholic church in Trumbull roughly two decades ago, he had already exhibited behavior that should have kept him from the priesthood, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday on Thopsey's behalf.

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Feb
25
2010
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Priest abuse victims Troy J. and Todd D. Merryfield, formerly of Freedom, seek punitive damages in civil case against Catholic Diocese of Green Bay

Two sexual assault victims suing the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay will be able to pursue punitive damages as part of their case.

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Feb
13
2010
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Merryfields can seek punitive damages

A judge ruled Troy and Todd Merryfield can seek punitive damages for what they believe was an intentional cover-up of abuse by the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay.

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Feb
05
2010
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Little court guidance on repressed memory litigation results in trial court split

Reaching into a person’s mind to revive repressed memories is an issue that’s settled law in one sense, but what remains unsettled is how such memories are used during litigation and whether a lawsuit should be tossed or allowed to proceed to trial.

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Former student says Jordan schools could have prevented sex assault

A former Jordan student is suing Jordan Public Schools for a sexual assault that allegedly occurred during a football camp at Minnesota State University, Mankato in July 2007.

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Jan
27
2010
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New abuse claims against former Shanley teacher

A third lawsuit in North Dakota accusing a former teacher at Fargo’s Shanley High School of sex abuse was filed in Cass County District Court on Tuesday.

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Jan
22
2010
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Ruling in priest sex abuse case may set precedent

The case involves a man identified in court papers as John Doe RG. Now a 44-year-old business executive, he contends that, as a boy, he was repeatedly molested by former Indianapolis priest Harry Monroe while he was a parishioner at St. Andrew Catholic Church.

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Jan
18
2010
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White House Highlights Step Forward For Native American Women

All Americans should be heartened by the recent announcement that the Department of Justice, under the leadership of Attorney General Eric Holder, is strengthening its commitment to fighting crimes of violence against Native American women.

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