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Widespread Sexual Abuse of Children in Remote Northern Community Results in Another Priest Being Found Guilty of Sex-Related...

The press reported late last week that former Roman Catholic priest and Oblate missionary Eric Dejaeger has been convicted on 24 of 80 sex-related charges involving Inuit children from the remote community of Igloolik in the...more

New York Court Holds Incidents of Sexual Molestation Separate Occurrences

In its recent decision in Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn v National Union Fire Ins. Co. of Pittsburgh, PA, 2013 NY Slip Op 3264 (N.Y. May 7, 2013), the New York Court of Appeals – New York’s highest court – had occasion...more

In New York, One Priest’s Multiple Acts of Sexual Abuse on a Minor Constitutes Multiple Occurrences

Yesterday, New York State’s highest court, for the “first time,” ruled on the meaning of “occurrence” in the context of multiple incidents of sexual abuse of a minor by a priest that spanned several years and policy periods. ...more

Elmo Sex Scandal: More Accusers May Come Forward, Says Lawyer [Video]

Jan. 22 (Bloomberg) -- Jeff Herman, attorney for three accusers who filed federal claims against former "Sesame Street" puppeteer Kevin Clash alleging underage sex, talks with Bloomberg Law's Spencer Mazyck about the...more

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