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Nov
08
2011
Article: Marci Hamilton - Professor, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law | 4:48 PM          
Huffington Post: Is Penn State the Catholic Church?

If, as many people believe, the institution that is the Catholic Church should be held legally responsible for the child sexual abuse crimes perpetrated by its priests and the subsequent cover up of the worldwide scandal by their superiors, then shouldn't Penn State -- not to mention football coach Joe Paterno and other top administrators -- be held similarly accountable for the alleged crimes committed by longtime assistant coach Jerry Sandusky?

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Article: | 4:39 PM          
Gerald “Jerry” Sandusky Grand Jury Report

Report released by the PA Attorney General’s Grand Jury investigation of allegations of child sexual abuse by Jerry Sandusky.  

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Nov
07
2011
Documents: | 12:47 PM          
William Mitchell College of Law Honors Jeffrey R. Anderson '75

William Mitchell College of Law recently honored Jeffrey R. Anderson ’75 and William M. Orth ’80 at the college’s Annual DeParcq Leadership Dinner. The dinner is held in honor of William H. DeParcq ‘30, prominent Minnesota personal injury lawyer who died in 1988, to recognize those who make a difference in the lives of our students, our law school, and our community.

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Article: Glenn Smith | 9:01 AM          
A time to talk to children

Experts say it's important for parents to talk openly, honestly and calmly to kids about cases like the Skip ReVille sexual molestation scandal, tailoring the information to the age and maturity of the child. For young children, it might be best to describe such situations in general terms, explaining that a bad person touched someone inappropriately in a private place. Older kids might prefer to read newspaper accounts or discuss the incidents in far greater detail. The main point is creating a safe place where children feel comfortable sharing information and feelings, knowing they won't...

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Oct
26
2011
Documents: | 12:58 PM          
Christian Retreat Center added as defendant in lawsuit accusing Florida minister of sexually abusing minor female

A child sexual abuse case involving a Northern Minnesota child, originally filed in July of 2010 in Federal District Court against Florida-based Gospel Crusades leader Dr. Gerald Derstine, has added the retreat center at which the abuse allegedly occurred as a defendant--a move that requires...

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Documents: | 11:50 AM          
Lawsuit Re-Filed in Becker County against Strawberry Lake Christian Retreat, Gospel Crusade, Derstine

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Oct
24
2011
Documents: | 3:16 PM          
Order Denying Defendant Conception Abbey's Motion to Dismiss

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Documents: | 3:09 PM          
Petition: John Doe 181 V. Conception Abbey, INC

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Oct
20
2011
Documents: | 1:15 PM          
Statement of Jeff Anderson Re: Guilty Plea of Oliver O'Grady for possession of child pornography

"We and the many families who have been wounded by Oliver O'Grady are deeply relieved that this serial predator who has caused so much pain for so long is finally found guilty.  O'Grady's plea of guilty to possessing child pornography represents a current day demonstration of the seriousness of his crimes and the danger he continues to pose to children because of his inability to control himself.   Along with the families we have represented whose lives have been devastated by Oliver O'Grady, we applaud every family and law enforcement agent who brought this to bear. We are als...

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Oct
19
2011
Documents: | 12:54 PM          
Complaint Against Philadelphia Archdiocese for Clergy Abuse at Incarnation of Our Lord Parish

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FEATURED NEWS
Father Michael Kolar Priest File
Father Michael Kolar Priest File
The priest file of former Archdiocesan priest Father Michael Kolar was made public due to a civil la... READ MORE
News Release: Archdiocese, Diocese of Winona Seek to Dismiss Doe 1 Case in Monday Hearing
Affidavit of Jennifer Haselberger