Category Archives: Crime Victims/Civil Rights

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Could the Grand Jury Report on Child Sex Abuse Change Pennsylvania Law?

On August 14, 2018, a state grand jury released a startling report. Over 1,000 Pennsylvania children were sexually victimized by more than 300 priests over the course of 70 years. However, many of these victims are unable to seek justice due to Pennsylvania’s statute of limitations on sex crimes. That limitation may soon change. How a Report About Child Sex Abuse Could Soon Change Pennsylvania Law Protestors gathered around the…
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Group Home Worker Charged for Sexually Assault

A group home worker was charged for sexually assaulting wards who were residents of a group home in Latrobe, Pennsylvania. The 31-year-old woman, who has since been fired from the job, committed the two assaults within only two weeks of employment. One assault of an 18-year-old male occurred in the laundry room, and the other began when the worker started leaving inappropriate letters for a 16-year-old male in his room,…
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Is Uber Doing Enough to Protect Passengers from Sexual Assault?

Uber has shot to popularity over the past few years as an alternative to driving, using public transportation or taking a cab. However, a recent Penn Live report may bring the rideshare company’s rise to a sudden stop. According to the story, Uber may have a problem with drivers sexually assaulting passengers. In November, an Uber sexual assault reportedly took place outside of Pittsburgh in Ross Township. Per the report,…
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