Category: Sexual Abuse

Childhood Sexual Abuse

New York Sexual Abuse Lawsuit

New York passes Child Victims Act, allowing survivors of childhood sexual abuse to sue their abusers - statute of limitations (SOL) extended to the age of 55.

Scott Silva Van Nuys Sexual Abuse

Van Nuys Teacher, Coach Arrested for Child Molestation

Detectives from LAPD’s Sexually Exploited Child Unit arrested Scott Silva following a 2-week investigation that was prompted by a report of alleged inappropriate conduct involving the teacher and coach, according to KTLA 5.

Lawsuit Filed Against Santa Clarita Basketball Coach Accused of Sexual Abuse

February 20, 2019 - A lawsuit has been filed against the William S. Hart Union High School District in Santa Clarita, California, and a former Canyon High School basketball coach who is being accused of multiple counts of sexual abuse....

Hundreds of Southern Baptist Church Ministers, Deacons Accused of Sexual Assault

A total of about 380 Baptist Ministers, Deacons, and unpaid volunteers have faced allegations of sexual misconduct, and more than half have already been convicted, according to an investigation by the Houston Chronicle and San Antonio Express News.

Boy Scouts, Mormon Church Settle Nearly 20 Sexual Abuse Lawsuits

A total of 19 lawsuits accusing the Boy Scouts of America and Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) of harboring child molestors and systematically covering up decades of abuse have settled in civil court.

Priest

New List of Catholic Priests Accused of Sex Abuse Includes Dozens of St. Louis Jesuits

Two massive Catholic Jesuit provinces whose territory covers nearly half the U.S. last week released the names of 153 priests and brothers credibly accused of sexually abusing minors and vulnerable adults dating back all the way back to the 1940s.

Priest

Texas Diocese to Release Names of Catholic Priests Accused of Sexual Abuse

All Catholic dioceses in Texas will submit a comprehensive list of clergy members that have been "credibly accused of sexual abuse of minors" since 1950, Dallas Bishop Edward Burns said on Wednesday.

Jehovah’s Witnesses Ordered to Pay $35 Million in Sexual Abuse Lawsuit

A Montana jury has ordered the Jehovah’s Witnesses to pay $35 million to a woman who claimed the church covered up her abuse for years.