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Catholic priest accused of drunkenly fondling Woodburn boy hires A-list attorney

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The Oregonian oregonlive.com Published: Thursday, August 16, 2012, 6:02 PM     Updated: Thursday, August 16, 2012, 8:06 PM By  Bryan Denson, The Oregonian Marc Blackman is considered one of the best criminal defense lawyers in Oregon. A Woodburn priest accused this … Continue reading

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Bathurst Press Conference re Father Levi Noel sex abuse

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PRESS RELEASE – August 2, 2012 – Sexual Abuse Cover-up Exposed Bathurst Catholic Diocese knew since 1958 but made young victims swear on the Bible to never tell The law firm of Ledroit Beckett Litigation Lawyers will hold a Press … Continue reading

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Accused Phila. priest hires lawyer

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philly.com 30 July  2012 By Joseph A. Slobodzian, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER Arrested Thursday and charged with sexually assaulting an altar boy, the Rev. Andrew McCormick turned to a lawyer who knew the terrain – William J. Brennan Jr., just one … Continue reading

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Regina lawyer Tony Merchant disciplined

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The Regina Leader Post June 27, 2012 6:21 PM By Barb Pacholik, Leader-Post REGINA — Well-known Regina lawyer Tony Merchant is appealing a disciplinary order that suspended him from practising law for three months. The notice of appeal was filed … Continue reading

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Press Release (Rob Talach re conciliation process in Archdiocese of Moncton, New Brunswick)

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We are here today to raise issue with the conciliation process recently offered by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Moncton to the victims of sexual abuse by Father Camille Leger or other priests of the Archdiocese. Let me be very … Continue reading

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Bio on Bernard Richard, volunteer-assistant to former Justice Michel Bastarache in the Moncton Archdiocese “conciliation” process

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New Brunswick Office of the Ombudsman Biography Bernard Richard Ombudsman Bernard Richard, a lawyer and a former social worker, was born April 11, 1951 , in Toronto , Ontario . His family returned to Cap-Pelé and he attended local schools. … Continue reading

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“Former Hamilton priest facing jail sentence on sex crimes” and comments

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The Hamilton Spectator 14 April 2012 JAMES BOUDREAU Former Catholic priest James Boudreau before his appearance earlier this year at Guelph’s Ontario Court of Justice. Boudreau is to be sentenced next month for sexually assaulting two boys in the 1980s. … Continue reading

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New charges that Belgian Cardinal Danneels knew of abuse complaints years ago

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CatholicCulture.org April 11, 2012 A Belgian newspaper has reported that Cardinal Godfried Danneels, the retired Archbishop of Brussels, was notified at least 40 times about sexual abuse by priests under his jurisdiction. The cardinal’s lawyer has angrily denied the report. … Continue reading

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Local lawyer Lahaie appointed to Ontario Court of Justice

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Cornwall Standard freeholder 29 February 2012 By KATHRYN BURNHAM kburnham@standard-freeholder.com CORNWALL — Local lawyer Diane Lahaie will be seeing the courtroom from a new perspective in a few weeks. Lahaie has been appointed to the Ontario Court of Justice. “It … Continue reading

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“to enter a plea”

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Father George Smith has a court date in Corner Brook, Newfoundland this morning, “to enter a plea.” I don’t unfortunately have  a time.   Usually these cases are early in the morning, but that is not a given.  If you are … Continue reading

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