New Jersey Senate Votes To Ease Restrictions For Sex Abuse Statute Of LimitationsThe legislation would allow child victims to sue up until they turn 55 or within seven years of their first realization that the abuse caused them harm.
Philadelphia Attorney Sues To Force Release Of Grand Jury Report Into Pa. Clergy Sex Abuse"It's fundamental that people who commit crimes be held responsible," attorney Tom Kline said.
Lawyer: PA Church Shouldn't Cancel Settlement Talks A lawyer representing 33 alleged victims of clergy sex abuse in central Pennsylvania is urging the Roman Catholic church not to pull out of planned mediation.
Pa. Court Reverses Monsignor William Lynn's Conviction An appeals court has dismissed the criminal case against the high-ranking church official in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
Family Files Suit In Clergy Sex Abuse CaseThe family of a Willow Grove man, who died of an accidental drug overdose a month ago after cooperating with authorities in a clergy sex abuse case, has filed a lawsuit against the Philadelphia Archdiocese and the man's alleged abuser.
2012 Year In Review: Death Of Philadelphia Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua Retired Philadelphia Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua, who figured prominently in two grand jury reports exposing clergy sexual abuse in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, died at the end of January.
Sex Abuse Victim To Sue 2 Bishops With Philadelphia TiesWith the second clergy sex abuse trial in Philadelphia set to begin in early September, lawyers for the abuse victim in that case are preparing civil litigation.
Sentencing Day For Monsignor William LynnProsecutors are asking that the maximum sentence be imposed on Monsignor William Lynn, who was convicted of felony child endangerment.
New Pennsylvania Law Allows Expert Testimony In Sex Abuse CasesA new law in Pennsylvania will allow experts to testify at trial about the impact of sex abuse.
Monsignor Lynn's 2004 Testimony Before Grand Jury Presented In CourtWith the prosecution winding down in the clergy abuse case, a last segment of testimony by defendant William Lynn before a grand jury back in 2004 was presented Wednesday.