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Is Your Lawyer Trauma Informed A “trauma-informed lawyer” is one who is experienced in representing victims of trauma, especially victims of crime.  Because litigation itself  can be a  traumatic process, it is important  to hire a lawyer who recognizes the role trauma plays in the lawyer-client relationship so as not to revictimized  the client.  A...
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HOUSTON — A $20 million lawsuit filed in a Houston federal court by two alleged clergy sex abuse victims is stretching all the way to Rome. “This starts at the very very top, which is the Vatican,” attorney Tahira Khan Merritt said. Merritt, along with attorney Felecia Peavy, represents two adult clients identified as Jane...
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#Me Too İddaa Oyun Siteleri In the year of 2017, sexual harassment and assault has been brought some much needed attention from the national media. What started with Harvey Weinstein has launched a frenzy of high-profile celebrities as well as everyday Americans ready to tell their “#Me Too” stories. Nearly 1 in 5 American women...
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The Science of  Dissociative Amnesia in Childhood Sexual Abuse Cases Netflix’s documentary series The Keepers investigates the mysterious 1969 murder of Sister Cathy Cesnik, a Catholic nun. The show has received acclaim not only for the suspenseful story but also for its subject matter. Part of the story involves a victim recovering memories of her...
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What To Say When Someone Tells You They Were Sexually Assaulted It is hard to know what to say when someone you are close to tells you they were sexually violated. Your response at that time can make a difference. Here are some thoughts to consider: Don’t judge. Survivors make an outcry when they are...
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“It has been a long, hard-fought battle for victims of former priest John Salazar through several criminal and civil trials in Texas and California spanning a period of over 26 years. I am honored to have represented in civil cases four young men from Texas featured in the Los Angeles Times article dated December 30,...
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SCANDAL  “Benevolent” Bishops in Texas  Cover Up Sex Crimes for  Rev. Bruce D. MacArthur In 2012, Father Bruce Duncan MacArthur died in Clint, Texas, a small community near El Paso.  His long and  sordid  history of molesting ( by his own admission at least 30 girls) when he was working as a Catholic priest in...
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LESS TALK, MORE ACTION: ARE THE POPE’S WORDS HOLLOW?   Yesterday, Pope Francis promised Catholic Bishops “will be held accountable” for failing to protect children from sexual abuse. http://www.cnn.com/2014/07/07/world/pope-clerical-sex-abuse/index.html?sr=fb070714popescandalVODtoplink).   Acknowledged by some as the Pope’s strongest statement yet of what abuse victims and their advocates have been saying for decades: that Catholic Bishops who...
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