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Supreme Court Declines to Hear Oakland Bishop’s Challenge to California Law Permitting Child Sex Abuse Victims to Sue – Reaffirming the Rights for Victims of Sexual Abuse in California

On June 21, 2022, The Supreme Court rejected a challenge by Catholic Bishops to a California State law allowing individuals to file civil lawsuits for childhood sexual abuse against persons and entities. Based on evidence that many children are too frightened to report abuse when it happens, many states, including California, have passed laws allowing […]

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Boy Scouts of America Proposed Bankruptcy Plan is Rejected

The Boy Scouts of America faced a setback today in its bid to emerge from bankruptcy amid tens of thousands of claims of sex abuse against the organization. The vote, which required 75% of those who voted for the plan to vote to pass it, failed by a small margin when only approximately 73% of […]

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Andrea Munford Awarded for her work in the sexual assault case against Dr. Larry Nasser

Andrea Munford has been awarded the Professional Impact Award by End Violence Against Women International for her work in the case against Larry Nasser. Andrea Munford is a proud member of a large group of women who brought Dr. Larry Nasser to justice.   She is a detective sergeant in the Michigan State University Police Department […]

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Voting by Mail – it will likely be the Preferred Method of Voting in a Coronavirus-Riddled 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has changed virtually everything about the way we live.  It has changed where we work, where our children go to school…will it change where we vote? I was one of thousands of voters who stood in line for over an hour in California to vote in the Democratic Primary.  Our state was […]

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