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4/15/2012
Pearlman and Brooks Quoted in Boston Globe Article about Donald McGuire/Jesuit Cases
“Even after the clergy abuse scandal exploded a decade ago, the Catholic order failed repeatedly to rein in offending priests. A current Boston College trustee was one who could have, should have done much more - and he admits it.” By Michael Rezendes of The Boston Globe

9/9/2008
Pearlman & Anderson File Charges Against Greek Orthodox Priest & Church
Attorneys Marc Pearlman & Jeff Anderson filed a lawsuit today against Nicholas E. Katinas, a Greek Orthodox priest, and against Assumption Greek Orthodox Church
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8/19/2008
Anderson & Pearlman Reach $12.6 Million Settlement with Archdiocese
The Archdiocese of Chicago has agreed to pay settlements totaling $12,675,000 to 16 survivors of sexual abuse by priests.
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8/19/2008
Cardinal George’s Deposition Released to the Public
As part of the Archdiocese of Chicago’s $12.7 million settlement with 16 victims of sexual abuse Cardinal Francis George agreed to make public his deposition. George is only the third Cardinal to do so.
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3/11/2008
Presbyterian Minister Accused of Sexual Abuse Still Active in the Church
According to chicagotribune.com, a Minnesota woman is calling for the removal of an Elmwood Park Presbyterian minister, saying that he sexually abused her as a teenager.
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1/18/2008
Investigation Uncovers Over 1,500 Illinois Sex Offenders on MySpace.com
On January 14th MySpace.com, a popular online community among younger people, agreed with Illinois and other states to take more steps in protecting the children that use the site.
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1/10/2008
Volleyball Coach Charged with "Inappropriate Touching"
A 47 year old volleyball coach at St. Gerald Catholic School in Oak Lawn, Illinois has recently been charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a 12 year old girl at his home.
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1/10/2008
Boy Scout Leader with 20 Year History of Sexually Abusing Underage Boys Jailed
A former Boy Scout leader has recently been accused of sexually abusing two Rockford teens. Charles“Chuck” Bickerstaff was arrested on multiple charges of child molestation relating to the abuse of the two teens
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11/6/2007
McGuire Released on Bond, Given Home Confinement
Despite pleas from the United States Attorney that he still poses a threat to the community, Fr. Donald J. McGuire will await trial from his Oak Lawn home.
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10/29/2007
Marc Pearlman Prominently Featured in a National NPR Story Relating to the Donald McGuire/Jesuit Cases
Father Donald McGuire sexually abused two teenaged boys in the 1960s. That much is public record: He was convicted in a criminal trial last year.

10/24/2007
Two More Cases Against McGuire and Jesuits Filed by Pearlman
This marks the fourth lawsuit that attorney Marc Pearlman has filed against the Jesuits involving Father Donald J. McGuire S.J. In addition, Pearlman has filed several other suits against the Jesuits involving priests other than McGuire.
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