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December 20, 2012

Former students claim Yeshiva University officials ignored sex abuse allegations

Earlier this month, the Jewish Daily Forward published an investigation into sexual abuse allegations against two former staff members at a high school for boys run by Yeshiva University. According to the Forward, the students asked Y.U., the premier educational institution of Modern Orthodox Judaism, to investigate their claims that a former principal had repeatedly abused students in the all-male high school that is part of the university. Another former high school student said Y.U. covered up for a staff member who sodomized him.
November 20, 2012

Second child sexual abuse claim made against Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash

***MEDIA ALERT*** NEWS CONFERENCE TODAY Second child sexual abuse claim made against Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash   Lawsuit filed today by attorney Jeff Herman alleges voice of Elmo trolled gay telephone chat line rooms to meet and have sex with underage boys.   WHAT: Attorney JEFF HERMAN (www.hermanlaw.com), a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, announces the filing of a lawsuit against KEVIN CLASH for the sexual abuse of a 15-year-old boy.   According to the Complaint: ·      When CECIL SINGLETON, the victim in this case, was just fifteen years old, he called a gay chat line seeking friends. […]
November 1, 2012

Victims’ group holds two events in Miami

Victims’ group blasts Catholic archbishop on abuse Group says he must explain why he put predator back into parish” And they want priest sent to a remote treatment center right away SNAP asks “How many other Miami pedophiles are still on the job?” Group will distribute fliers about recently ousted child molesting cleric What Clergy sex abuse victims will hold two events in Miami today. Holding signs and childhood photos at a sidewalk news conference, they will urge Miami’s Catholic archbishop to –explain why he quietly suspended and re-assigned a controversial priest who has been sued at least four times […]
September 27, 2012

Penn State Trial: Motions to Drop Charges Denied

A judge in Pennsylvania denied a bid by two former Penn State officials to dismiss perjury charges arising from the case against Jerry Sandusky, the ex-football coach convicted of abusing boys, Reuters reported. Gary Schultz, former vice president, Tim Curley, the athletic director at the time, will go to trial in January to face charges they lied to a grand jury about a 2001 sex-abuse allegation against Sandusky.
September 18, 2012

Sex Abuse Attorney Jeff Herman to Present at 2012 National Crime Victim Bar Association National Conference

Attorney Jeff Herman, a nationally recognized advocate for survivors of rape and sexual abuse, is honored to be speaking at the 2012 National Crime Victim Bar Association National Conference in New Orleans. Herman, a trial lawyer dedicated exclusively to representing victims of sexual abuse and one of the nation’s leading childhood sexual abuse attorneys and pioneers, will lead a presentation on preparing child sex abuse victims to testify on Thursday, September 20th.
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