January 18, 2023

Attorneys for survivors of Yerba Buena High School English teacher Te Bin Jung

Te Bin Jung, English teacher at Yerba Buena High School in East San Jose. KTVU Fox 2 in the San Francisco Bay Area reports that San Jose police have arrested a high school teacher on suspicion of sexually assault a minor. According to the SJPD, investigators believe there may be the potential for multiple...
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October 10, 2022

Chicago Public School military education chief resigns following mishandling of sex abuse case

The Chicago Sun-Times published an article revealing that the military education chief who oversaw the Chicago Public School's (CPS) military instruction program, Col. Daniel Baggio, has resigned after "systemic failures" in his handling of a sex abuse case. According to CPS, 7,300 students are enrolled in the Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC) program...
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September 28, 2022

Danville teacher & cheerleading coach Nicholas Moseby faces new charges in sex abuse probe

The Mercury News reports that the Contra Costa District Attorney has filed three additional criminal charges against Danville middle school teacher and cheerleading coach Nicholas Moseby. These new charges stem from the authorities identifying two new victims in the case against Moseby. This brings the total number of alleged victims to four. Moseby already...
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September 23, 2022

Counterintuitive Behaviors in Trauma Survivors

Behavior of a victim during or following an assault oftentimes appears unexpected to outside observers. Rather than reacting in the way that many people would presume someone would, victims commonly exhibit superficial behavior that seems counterintuitive. This is especially true when someone is the victim of a sexual assault, the way they appear can...
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September 21, 2022

New Laws Passed Eliminating the Statue of Limitations for Sexual Assault Survivors

On Friday, September 16, 2022, President Biden signed a bill that will eliminate the statute of limitations to file civil claims for those who were sexually abused as minors. Titled, The Eliminating Limits to Justice for Child Sex Abuse Victims Act, the bill was passed by the United States House of Representatives by a...
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September 12, 2022

Attorneys for survivors of high school referee Darwin Tengco

The Mercury News reports that a high school referee has been criminally charged with having sex with an underage student from Independence High School in San Jose earlier this year. The crime allegedly occurred when referee Darwin Tengco was visiting the campus to officiate boys' volleyball matches. According to police, a female student reported...
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August 17, 2022

Attorneys for survivors of STARS Prep Academy Coach Chris “Coach Frogg” Flores

CBS Los Angeles reports that former coach at STARS Prep Academy in Orange, Christopher M. Flores has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting two teenage girls. Flores, also known as "Coach Frogg", is accused of having sexual relations with a 14-year-old girl in Santa Ana and a 15-year-old girl in Riverside according to...
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August 12, 2022

Attorneys for survivors of Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy Sean Essex

CBS Los Angeles has reported that Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy Sean Essex has been charged with over 30 counts of sex crimes involving children. Essex was indicted on Tuesday August 9, 2022 by a grand jury on a total of 33 counts including 18 counts of oral sex acts with a child, 12...
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August 10, 2022

Attorneys for survivors of Summit Middle School Teacher Leonard Alan Grams

An article published by the Summit Daily News reports that Summit Middle School physical education teacher Leonard Alan Grams has been arrested on multiple felony counts of sexual assault of a child. A Summit County resident since 1997, Grams was a project initiative teacher and taught physical education at Summit Middle School. According to...
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Attorneys for survivors of Mormon Church sexual abuse

A recent article published by the Associated Press reports on how The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its policy towards sexual abuse within the church does little to stop abuse and protect victims. Rather than helping those in need, this policy has lead to a system that is misused by church leaders...
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