Lawyers hired by Rockefeller University Hospital to look into allegations against prominent pediatric endocrinologist Dr. Reginald Archibald found that he sexually abused many patients.
Archibald, from Pelham, died in 2007.
He treated children at Rockefeller University Hospital from the 1940s through the 1980s.
Lawyers interviewed a thousand witnesses. They found Archibald photographed patients and took some to a private cabin on a remote Canadian island.
The investigation uncovered evidence of a grand jury proceeding in 1961 in Manhattan, but there was no ...
Peter Katsikis had only one appointment with Archibald, in 1969. He said Archibald directed him to remove his clothes; he touched him sexually and then took several photos of him in the nude. Katsikis was 12 and said it was his first sexual experience. He wouldn't tell anyone until he told his wife 26 years later.
The trauma changed him, he said, making him cynical and sometimes short-tempered as an adult. The Associated Press does not typically identify people who say they are sexual assault victims unless they grant permission.
"I've replayed the episode a couple ...
Years ago, Gale Coleman, a patient of Dr. Reginald Archibald, requested and received her medical records from the hospital but the photos were never released.
Coleman said that never receiving the photos “confirmed to me what I had suspected, which was that these pictures were not part of my medical file, they were not taken for medical reasons, they were taken for Dr. Archibald gratification.”
Archibald, who is now deceased, was a well-respected pediatric endocrinologist who saw thousands of children at Rockefeller University Hospital from the 1950s to the ...
A New York City doctor who spent decades treating children at Rockefeller University Hospital may have also been sexually abusing them.
Dr. Reginal Archibald is accused of abusing children decades ago.
Attorney Jennifer Freeman with the Marsh Law Firm accused the hospital of a cover-up.
"We've talked to victims. We informed them much earlier than that,” Freeman said. “There are even children who were complaining in the waiting room after their examinations."
The hospital sent thousands of letters to Archibald's former patients and are asking for any other ...
A Manhattan hospital is apologizing to patients who were sexually abused by a doctor.
More than 100 people have now come forward and allege that an Upper East Side doctor sexually abused them as children.
On Wednesday, Kiefer was informed that her attacker would be given a two-year suspension. She said she initially hesitated to share the news.
“Then I decided, ‘You know what? These people have been by my side 100 percent this whole time, and I want them to know what’s going on.’ I want them to be a part of this because they’ve been a part of it, and I think it feels good to me to share that.”
Kiefer said she was satisfied to know that her attacker would not return to Skidmore during her tenure, but said the two-year suspension feels “incomplete.”
The issue of campus sexual violence has reached Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs. During the next week, the school administration is expected to decide whether a male student who was found to have violated the school's sexual misconduct policy will be allowed to re-enroll. He was suspended for a year amid accusations he raped a female student.Jacob Reiskin, editor-in-chief of the campus newspaper, Skidmore News, said students are calling for the male student to be suspended — but the school's policy doesn't require it.
James Marsh, an attorney in New York who represents victims of child pornography in federal court said the school should have reported the images.
"Tucking it away for 10 years ... prevented law enforcement from investigating crimes that may have taken place by Mr. Seibel no matter where he was in the last 20, 30 years."
In Marsh's view, ''The only defense to the possession of child pornography is that you immediately turn it over to the police. There's no exception for a school.''
Unlike allegations of an event or second-hand rumor, child pornography is direct ...
Guest James Marsh is a New York attorney doing ground-breaking work to obtain restitution for victims of child porn from downloaders. The Fifth Circuit recently held in favor of two victims, while other jurisdictions have refused to extend restitution to downloaders.
New York attorney James Marsh pushed for a law Congress passed in 2006 that increased penalties for child pornography criminals and made it easier for victims to sue. Anderson filed the lawsuit under Masha's Law, named after one of Marsh's clients -- a girl adopted from Russia by a man in the U.S. who turned out to be a pedophile.
But Marsh himself has only used civil litigation on a limited basis, choosing instead to put pressure on federal prosecutors to seek restitution for victims in criminal cases.
Marsh said there are two main reasons lawsuits in child porn ...