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bullet 11/13/2008 Sexual Abuse Complaints Subpoenaed THE NEW YORK TIMES
NEW YORK REGION
By Paul Vitello A Brooklyn assemblyman said he would go to jail before surrendering files showing possible evidence of sexual abuse in the Orthodox Jewish community.
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bullet 5/24/2007 Irish American Attorney Wins Huge Case IRISH ABROAD.COM
IRISH VOICE
By CAHIR O’DOHERTY Last week a jury found that the nation’s sixth-largest Roman Catholic diocese, Rockville Centre in Long Island, was negligent ...
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bullet 5/19/2007 2 Raped by Minister Are Awarded $11.45 Million THE NEW YORK TIMES
NEW YORK REGION
By BRUCE LAMBERT A Long Island jury said that the Roman Catholic Church was negligent by hiring and retaining the man who abused the plaintiffs.
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bullet 5/01/2007 Abuse Victim Suing Church Testifies He Is Still in Pain THE NEW YORK TIMES
NEW YORK REGION
By BRUCE LAMBERT A civil suit would hold a Long Island church responsible for sexual abuse by its youth ministry director.
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bullet 4/21/2007 Cousin of Sex Offender Tells of Complaint at Earlier Church THE NEW YORK TIMES
NEW YORK REGION
By BRUCE LAMBERT A former youth minister who confessed to the statutory rape of four teenagers was said to have had sex with a 16-year-old, his relative testified.
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bullet 4/19/2007 Woman Testifies About Sexual Abuse by a Church’s Youth Ministry Leader THE NEW YORK TIMES
NEW YORK REGION
By BRUCE LAMBERT Justice R. Bruce Cozzens Jr. discreetly handed tissues to the witness on the stand Wednesday. She tried to stifle sobs and wiped away tears while she told of being sexually abused as a teenager by a Catholic youth ministry leader in the early 1990s.
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bullet 4/17/2007 At Trial on Long Island, Priest Defends Hiring of Worker Who Later Abused Teenagers THE NEW YORK TIMES
NEW YORK REGION
By BRUCE LAMBERT The pastor of a Roman Catholic church was accused of neglecting background checks in hiring the youth ministry director who committed sexual abuse.
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bullet 4/16/2007 Lawsuit Goes to Trial Against the Long Island Diocese Over Sexual Abuse of Teenagers THE NEW YORK TIMES
NEW YORK REGION
By BRUCE LAMBERT Jury selection last week for a rare civil trial involving sexual abuse and the Roman Catholic Church gave a hint of what could come.
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bullet 6/04/2006 Judge Won't Toss Scout Abuse Suit THE DAILY NEWS
NEW YORK REGION
By Jose Martinez A Manhattan judge has shot down a Boy Scouts of America claim that a former scout molested by a troop leader had consented to repeated sexual abuse.
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bullet 5/04/2006 Scout Ruling Ripped THE DAILY NEWS
NEW YORK REGION
By HELEN PETERSON "He is unquestionably a danger and will remain a danger to any child he comes into contact with," attorney Michael Dowd said of jailed ex-scoutmaster Jerrold Schwartz.
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bullet 3/23/2004 Electrician Faces Charges In Hamptons Murder Case THE NEW YORK TIMES
NEW YORK REGION
By PATRICK HEALY The long unsolved murder of the Manhattan multimillionaire R. Theodore Ammon has at times been likened to a Shakespearean drama, a five-act tragedy set on Long Island and layered with death, sex, incredible wealth and a purloined urn of human ashes. So now, enter stage right -- flanked by criminal lawyers -- Daniel Pelosi, the 40-year-old electrician who married Mr. Ammons widow.
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bullet 9/05/2003 Alleged Sex Victim Dies BISHOP ACCOUNTABILITY.ORG NEWSDAY By STEPHANIE SAUL Was Lead Plaintiff in Planned Suit Accusing Priest of Abuse
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bullet 8/27/2003 Love and Fortune to Be Tested In Will of Financier's Widow THE NEW YORK TIMES
NEW YORK REGION
By LESLIE KAUFMAN Before Generosa Ammon Pelosi, the widow of R. Theodore Ammon, the multimillionaire financier who was...
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bullet 8/07/2003 Court Order in Hamptons Murder Case Focuses on Lost Laptop THE NEW YORK TIMES
NEW YORK REGION
By PATRICK HEALY A state judge has ordered two lawyers to answer questions about the whereabouts of a missing laptop...
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bullet 4/15/2003 2 Suits: Diocese Failed Us BISHOP ACCOUNTABILITY.ORG NEWSDAY By RITA CIOLLI 34 men seek millions, citing church role in sex abuse cover-up
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bullet 5/09/2002 Respected Troop Leader Admits Molesting Eagle Scout
CNN
COURT TV
By HARRIET RYAN
A victim of sexual abuse is suing not only his Scoutmaster, who molested him, but the Boy Scouts.
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bullet 5/09/2002 Respected Troop Leader Admits Molesting Eagle Scout
CNN
COURT TV
By HARRIET RYAN
A victim of sexual abuse is suing not only his Scoutmaster, who molested him, but the Boy Scouts.
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bullet 3/02/1996 Student Says Ex-Nun Forced Sex on Him
BISHOP ACCOUNTABILITY.ORG THE DAILY NEWS By PETE DONOHUE AND DON GENTILE WITH RAFAELl A. OLMEDA
An ex-nun accused of forcing a former Catholic grammar school student into a five-year sexual affair allegedly told her victim that she knew love would destroy her,....
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