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April 15, 2020

 Sex abuse lawsuit filed against Johnson C. Smith University (“JSCU”) and Upward Bound Inc. Jane Doe alleges she was sexually assaulted in the summer program by staff member when she was 15 years old.

Media Advisory – North Carolina April 15, 2020  Sex abuse lawsuit filed against Johnson C. Smith University (“JSCU”) and Upward Bound Inc. Jane Doe alleges she was sexually assaulted in the summer program by staff member when she was 15 years old.  The Director of Upward Bound at the time, Michael J. Peterson, allegedly sexually assaulted Jane Doe and other teens. Peterson allegedly admitted to having sexual relations with students on a controlled phone call monitored by police   Peterson’s actions were allegedly well known by other students, administrators and staff at Upward Bound at JSCU at the time of […]
March 19, 2020

Williamson County resident accused of sexually assaulting two small children at wife’s daycare.

  A Williamson County resident, Taylor Acord, is facing charges of sexually assaulting a child while in the childcare services run by his wife Kimberly.  Acord’s wife is a nurse who has been running a child daycare since 2011.  Taylor was charged with indecency with a child and aggravated sexual assault back in February.  The charges get worse, as Taylor was accused of having oral sex with a 5 year old girl and improperly touching a 2 year old girl on separate incidents at his wife’s day care. The day care is located in Round Rock.  The Williamson County Children’s […]
June 7, 2016

Famous puppeteer avoids sexual abuse charges due to statute of limitations

Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash has avoided sexual abuse claims because of the New York statute of limitations. In a fight for justice, Herman Law attorney, Jeff Herman, and his team have faced a barrier presented  by the New York statute of limitations, which generally bars sexual abuse victims from filing claims after their 23rd birthday. 
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