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Decades-Old Letters, Rosters Uncovered at Home of Late Teacher Accused of Child Sexual Abuse

By: Samantha Breitner, Associate in G&E’s Civil Rights Practice Group Representing over 30 child sexual assault survivors abused by a former Catholic school gym teacher, Grant & Eisenhofer’s Barbara Hart and the team of civil rights attorneys found disturbing documents in the alleged perpetrator’s apartment. These cases were bought under New York’s Child Victims Act, alleging [...]

2023-02-20T16:37:42-06:00By |Categories: Child Sexual Abuse|Comments Off on Decades-Old Letters, Rosters Uncovered at Home of Late Teacher Accused of Child Sexual Abuse

AP Course on African American Studies Rejected by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis

By: Irene Lax, Senior Counsel in G&E’s Civil Rights Practice Group As Black History Month rolled out, an advanced placement (AP) course on African American studies was rejected by Florida’s Governor Ron DeSantis. DeSantis’ administration claimed the course’s content “…is inexplicably contrary to Florida law,” and was an attempt at “indoctrinating” high school students.  The rejection of [...]

2023-02-20T16:36:12-06:00By |Categories: Discrimination|Comments Off on AP Course on African American Studies Rejected by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis

Supporters Want Baker County, FL Prison Shut Down Due to Mistreatment of Detainees

By: Irene Lax, Senior Counsel in G&E’s Civil Rights Practice Group Surrounding the federal courthouse in Jacksonville, Florida last month were civil rights activists vying for justice for detainees of the Baker County Detention Center. Immigrants detained in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) custody have been allegedly mistreated; denied access to basic human needs as [...]

2023-02-20T16:14:47-06:00By |Categories: Rights of Inmates in Prisons and Jails|Comments Off on Supporters Want Baker County, FL Prison Shut Down Due to Mistreatment of Detainees