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Is Submitting a False Statement to the FISA Court a "Victimless" Crime?

The general issue of who qualifies as a "victim" under the CVRA is a foundational question for protecting "victim's" rights and thus is extremely important to the ... more

'Predators go where the prey is': Lawsuits describe abuse in foster care

ALBANY — In the early 1980s, David Burgos was sent to Pleasantville Cottage School, a group home for troubled youth in Westchester County. Soon after his ... more

2 new suits allege sex abuse by brother at Farrell in 1970s; ‘I walked into a trap,’ man says

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — A religious brother sexually abused two men more than 40 years ago when they were students at Monsignor Farrell High School in Oakwood, ... more

50,000 alleged sex-abuse victims expected to sue the Boy Scouts

As many as 50,000 alleged sex-abuse victims are expected to go after the Boy Scouts of America in court ahead of a November legal deadline, as a shocking new study ... more

Diocese of Rockville Centre Files For Bankruptcy, Citing Hundreds of Sex Abuse Lawsuits

The Diocese of Rockville Centre filed for bankruptcy Thursday after more than 200 lawsuits were filed alleging Catholic priests on Long Island sexually abused ... more

Two more former D&C paperboys file lawsuit alleging sexual abuse

Two more former paperboys for the Democrat and Chronicle have filed a lawsuit against the paper and its parent company alleging they were sexually abused ... more

Suit claims Phoenix schools tolerated widespread sexual abuse for decades

No fewer than 3 women say they were raped by teachers OSWEGO — A lawsuit filed this week under state Child Victims Act statutes alleges a pair of faculty ... more

Number of WNY priests accused in Child Victims Act suits grows to 173

Child Victims Act lawsuits filed over the past year have accused 173 Catholic priests in Western New York of sexually abusing children. More than 30 of those ... more

Hospital Employee Charged, Number Of Victims Growing

The number of victims is growing in the case against West Penn Hospital after employee Guy Caley was charged with using a hidden camera to secretly record employ... more

Why did authorities fail to protect Wayne County girls from pedophile doctor?

One after another, the authorities who were supposed to protect kids gave Dr. David Blasczak a pass. A newly filed lawsuit may help explain why. As far back ... more

Brighton High School grad files suit against district to highlight sexual abuse by teachers

On Tuesday the former student, Tara Yellen, filed a lawsuit against the Brighton Central School District, accusing it of failing to protect her from the alleged ... more

3,797 and counting: Child Victims Act suits in NY add up, with more expected

The civil action lawsuit is one of thousands filed under the Child Victims Act against individuals, schools, churches and youth organizations. Last August, ... more