A SAN DIEGO SCHOOL SUES THE FEDS OVER THEIR MOLESTER TEACHER. THEY HAVE NO CHANCE, BUT THE CASE IS CURIOUS.
A SAN DIEGO SCHOOL SUES THE FEDS OVER THEIR MOLESTER TEACHER. THEY HAVE NO CHANCE, BUT THE CASE IS CURIOUS. Summary: John Kinloch, a former Chula Vista teacher, was arrested in December 2012 on allegations of molestation and possession of child pornography. Kinloch had previous involvement in a child pornography distribution ring, but was...Read More
POLITICS AND UNION STRENGTH IS NO EXCUSE FOR FAILING TO PROTECT OUR CHILDREN FROM ABUSIVE TEACHERS
POLITICS AND UNION STRENGTH IS NO EXCUSE FOR FAILING TO PROTECT OUR CHILDREN FROM ABUSIVE TEACHERS Summary: California lawmakers have made two major attempts to enact laws that increase child safety in California schools with Senate Bill 1530 (2012) and Assembly Bill 375 (2013); neither of which has made their way past Gov. Jerry...Read More
WHY CHILDREN ALTER THEIR STORIES DURING THE LEGAL PROCESS
Terrified - WHY CHILDREN ALTER THEIR STORIES DURING THE LEGAL PROCESS March 7, 2014 Summary: Studies conclude that nearly all victims of child sexual abuse are telling the truth. Yet, the moment a child makes the allegation, the gravity of the topic places them at a huge disadvantage. As a result, some children tell...Read More
MASS. DCF STORY BEARS RESEMBLES TO A CASE ESTEY & BOMBERGER WON IN 2010.
THE MASSACHUSETTS DCF STORY BEARS RESEMBLES TO A CASE ESTEY & BOMBERGER WON IN 2010. Summary: Kenneth Edwards, an unlicensed therapist with a criminal past working with the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families, was sentenced to 10 years in prison after being found guilty of sexually abusing a child referred to him. The...Read More
TEENAGER LEARNED ABOUT KARATE AND THE UGLINESS IN HUMANITY FROM HIS SENSEI.
Summary: A San Diego-based sensei is facing felony charges after sexually assaulting at least one karate student. The bravery of the abused teenagers likely prevented other students from being abused. The karate dojo claims that rigorous training is provided to all instructors, but are they doing enough sustainment training in areas of institutional abuse?...Read More
Organizations for Good: East Los Angeles Women’s Center
About the East Los Angeles Women's Center Created in 1975, the non-profit East Los Angeles Women's Center operates a 24-hour crisis hotline for survivors of sexual assault, rape, domestic abuse and HIV/AIDS for communities in Southern California. The hotline provides its services in both Spanish and English, and was the first bilingual hotline of...Read More
ANYONE CAN SLIP THROUGH THE CRACKS – PEDOPHILE TEACHER HIRED WHILE UNDER SEXUAL ABUSE INVESTIGATION
April 3, 2014 Summary: Former teacher Ronald Guinto is facing life in prison for alleged sexual abuse of several children; however, he withheld information of his pending legal investigation from his next employer – who did not bother to conduct a background check – and he was hired on. Guinto had daily access to...Read More
THE CASE FOR MORAL LAWYERS
THE CASE FOR MORAL LAWYERS March 6, 2014 Abstract: The practice of law is not a new concept; it has been practiced in varying forms for 4,500 years. The concept of a lawyer dates back to the Ancient Roman Empire nearly 2,500 years ago. It is only during the Middle Ages when the public...Read More
The Healing Effect of the Legal Process For Sexual Abuse Victims
Many survivors of sexual abuse struggle with feelings of isolation, guilt, and shame. These feelings can prevent victims of sexual abuse and molestation from coming forward to hold their abusers accountable in a court of law. The American Psychiatric Association categorizes involvement with the legal process as a stressor. This stress is particularly severe...Read More