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Aug
03
2011
Article: Christy DeSmith | 1:42 PM          
Super Lawyers

The Crusader

By Christy DeSmith

Jeff Anderson on law school, legal tactics and his ultimate goal—deposing Pope Benedict XVI

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Jul
14
2011
Documents: | 4:27 PM          
Statement by Jim Keenan of Savage, MN.

Statement by Jim Keenan of Savage, MN.Today, I’m asking a judge to publicly release the names of 46 Minnesota Catholic priests whohave been accused of sexually victimizing children.My motivation can be summed up in two words: kids’ safety.Sitting in two diocesan headquarters, and in the Ramsey County Courthouse, are the names ofthese accused predator priests. As best we can tell, none of them are locked up. Most are likelyliving with or near unsuspecting families. Some may still be molesting kids. And this afternoon,one of them may be tutoring a young girl who’s struggling in school, or taking...

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Documents: | 3:06 PM          
Attorneys file motion seeking release of names of priests accused of sexual abuse

Attorneys file motion seeking release of names of priests accused of sexual abuse   Names of 46 priests in Archdiocese of St. Paul & Minneapolis and Winona Diocese are contained in Ramsey County court documents. Attorneys for a Savage, Minnesota, man who was sexually abused as a child by a Minnesota priest are asking a Ramsey County judge to unseal court records that contain the names of 46 priests accused of molesting children in the Archdiocese of Minneapolis and St. Paul and the Dioce...

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Documents: | 1:12 PM          
Plaintiff Memo in Support of Motion to Unseal

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Documents: | 1:08 PM          
Notice of motion to unseal

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Jun
28
2011
Article: LORA PABST and ROSE FRENCH , Star Tribune staff writers | 8:56 AM          
Ruling opens door to revisit sex-abuse case

A man who alleges he was sexually abused by a Catholic priest in the 1980s, but didn't remember until 20 years later, should be able to go back to court and have experts testify about repressed memories, a three-judge panel of the Minnesota Court of Appeals said Monday. The case brought in 2006 by Jim Keenan, 44, against the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis and the Diocese of Winona was dismissed last October after Ramsey County District Judge Gregg Johnson ruled he hadn't met the standard that would allow an expert to testify about repressed memories.

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Jun
27
2011
Documents: | 2:04 PM          
John Doe 170 V. The National Boy Scouts of America Foundation

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Documents: | 2:00 PM          
John Doe 180 V. The National Boy Scouts of America Foundation

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Documents: | 1:46 PM          
Convicted of sex abuse, Burnsville scoutmaster now faces civil lawsuit

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Documents: | 1:44 PM          
Appeals courts says “district court erred” in clergy abuse case. Reverses Ramsey County Court

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News Release: Judge Upholds Arbitration Award Involving the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph
News Release: Judge Upholds Arbitration Award Involving the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph
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