The Adult Survivors Act will give survivors who experienced sexual assault as adults new options. For 1 year, they can sue responsible parties, no matter when the abuse occurred.
A New Hampshire Catholic bishop is facing accusations of child sexual abuse. The alleged abuse occurred in New York in the 1980s.
Brooklyn Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio is facing a second allegation of child sexual abuse. DiMarzio vehemently denies the decades-old claims.
Defrocked cardinal Theodore McCarrick has become the highest-ranking Catholic official to face criminal charges of sexual abuse.
The extended “look back” window for New York child sexual abuse claims closes August 14, 2021. Some survivors have limited time left to seek legal justice.
Survivors have filed nearly 600 lawsuits against the Brooklyn Diocese for protecting abusive priests. Almost 3,000 lawsuits have been filed statewide.