Kristi Schubert

Archdiocese of Baltimore Covered Up Sexual Abuse

in 2019, the Maryland Attorney General’s office began investigating the Baltimore Catholic Archdiocese and has discovered the sexual abuse of over 600 children over 80 years: Baltimore Catholic Archdiocese Covered Up Sexual Abuse, Probe Finds, reported by Brian Bushard, Forbes Magazine. According to the investigation’s report, the Baltimore Archdiocese never reported the sexual abuse allegations… Read More

President Biden Signs New Law to Eliminate Prescription for Federal Child Sex Abuse Claims

President Biden just signed a law which eliminates federal civil statutes of limitations for child sex abuse victims. The law will not revive any previously time-barred claims but it will apply retroactively to claims which were not already barred by the prior statute of limitation (which gave child sex abuse victims until they were 28… Read More

New Amendments to the Louisiana Crime Victims Bill of Rights

Louisiana Crime Victims Bill of Rights Act Increases Sexual Abuse Survivors’ Access to Evidence and Streamlines the Path to Justice In June 2022, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards signed into law specific amendments to the state’s Crime Victims Bill of Rights. Effective August 1, 2022, these measures are intended to reduce obstacles sexual assault survivors… Read More

What to Do After Someone You Care About Has Been Raped

Rape, sexual assault, and sexual abuse are unfortunately all too common. According to the Louisiana Foundation Against Sexual Assault (LaFASA), there are 237,868 incidents of rape in the US every year. Only 40 percent of rapes are reported, and even fewer result in the perpetrator’s conviction. If someone you love has been raped or assaulted,… Read More

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