IN THE NEWS-2024
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Navigating Systemic Change:
Your Call hosted by Rose Aguilar with guests Marci Hamilton, and Kalimah Johnson
KALW | JANUARY 24, 2024
In a thought-provoking episode of Your Call, hosted by Rose Aguilar, the spotlight was on the deeply rooted issue of sexual assault, with a focus on why influential figures like Jeffrey Epstein and R. Kelly managed to evade justice for so long. Expert guest Marci Hamilton, Founder and CEO of CHILD USA, underscored the pervasive nature of childhood sexual abuse, revealing a startling statistic: at least one in five girls falls victim before turning 18, cutting across societal realms.
WASHINGTON ARCHDIOCESE SUES TO EVADE RESPONSIBILITY?
CHURCHMILITANT | JANUARY 11, 2024
BALTIMORE (ChurchMilitant.com) – The Roman Catholic archdiocese of Washington is mounting a constitutional challenge against Maryland’s Child Victims Act (CVA).The CVA, which became law in April last year and went into effect in October, eliminated time limits to file civil lawsuits alleging child sexual abuse. Previously, Maryland law prevented victims from suing once they turned 38.
Child-Porn Claim From Nirvana ‘Nevermind’ Image Revived by Court
BLOOMBERGLAW | DECEMBER 21, 2023
Nirvana shouldn’t have so easily escaped a child pornography lawsuit as time-barred because republication of the “Nevermind” album cover represented a new offense within the law’s statute of limitations, the Ninth Circuit said.