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Maryland Senator Supports Child Sexual Abuse Bill Extending SOL for Survivors

On the heels of an emotional Dec. 7  press conference held in support of Catholic Church child sexual abuse survivors, news broke that Maryland Senator Will Smith would support a new bill giving survivors the chance to sue their perpetrators. The bill, previously known as the “Hidden Predator Act,” seeks to extend the statute of limitations [...]

2022-12-22T09:01:51-06:00By |Categories: Child Sexual Abuse|Comments Off on Maryland Senator Supports Child Sexual Abuse Bill Extending SOL for Survivors

Baltimore Archdiocese Sexual Abuse Survivors Speak Out at Press Conference

Following a December 7, 2022 press conference, attorneys for sexual abuse survivors continue to advocate for the release of a government report detailing their allegations. The survivors, now adults, painfully retold their stories of abuse at the hands of Baltimore Archdiocese clergy members over a 4-year long investigation, which was collated into a report by the [...]

2022-12-09T15:14:16-06:00By |Categories: Child Sexual Abuse|Comments Off on Baltimore Archdiocese Sexual Abuse Survivors Speak Out at Press Conference

Baltimore Archdiocese Sexual Abuse Survivors Demand Release of Report

Survivors of child sexual abuse in the Baltimore Archdiocese have demanded that a lengthy report about their decades-long allegations be released. The Maryland Attorney General had conducted a 4-year massive grand jury investigation into the alleged abuse of nearly 600 children by 158 clergy members, resulting in a 456-page report. The report details the history of [...]

2022-12-07T14:40:38-06:00By |Categories: Child Sexual Abuse|Comments Off on Baltimore Archdiocese Sexual Abuse Survivors Demand Release of Report

Sexual Assault, Discrimination Claims Made Against UMBC Coach After His Suicide

By: Sam Mukiibi, Associate in G&E’s Civil Rights Practice Group Following the March 2021 suicide of Chad Cradock, former University of Maryland – Baltimore County’s (UMBC) head swimming coach, allegations of sexual assault bubbled up from male student athletes. Students also told university staff that Cradock discriminated against female swimmers. Back in 2020, the university launched [...]

2022-09-26T11:39:00-05:00By |Categories: Sexual Harassment or Assault|Comments Off on Sexual Assault, Discrimination Claims Made Against UMBC Coach After His Suicide

Former LSU Student Speaks Out After Mishandled Sexual Assault Claim 

By: Sam Mukiibi, Associate in G&E’s Civil Rights Practice Group Survivors of sexual violence on campus, typically young female students, often do not report their sexual assaults. Many survivors are trying to change this by coming forward to publicly share their experiences in an effort to increase awareness and to encourage other survivors to tell their [...]

2022-09-02T08:46:02-05:00By |Categories: Sexual Assault Lawsuit|Comments Off on Former LSU Student Speaks Out After Mishandled Sexual Assault Claim