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Boy Scouts dismissed from sexual abuse civil suit – Gainesville Times

Boy Scouts dismissed from sexual abuse civil suit Gainesville Times Weaver was the former Gainesville scoutmaster of Troop 26, based at First Baptist Church of Gainesville. In addition to the Boy Scouts, Weaver and the church , the lawsuit names former First Baptist pastor Steven Brown, the Northeast Georgia Council and … Continue reading

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Woman claims pastor sexually abused her as teen, used Bible as justification – Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Woman claims pastor sexually abused her as teen, used Bible as justification Columbus Ledger-Enquirer The civil suit was filed against Pastor Lewis Clemons, Church of God in Christ, Inc., Wynton Road Ministries Church of God in Christ, Inc., and five other parties that were not named. Clemons is … That music director is not named in the lawsuit … Continue reading

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Capping Damages in Civil Trials Is Terrible for Victims of Sexual Assault – Slate Magazine

Slate Magazine Capping Damages in Civil Trials Is Terrible for Victims of Sexual Assault Slate Magazine Like many sexual assault victims, Simpkins also pursued a civil suit against the church . In a criminal case, “the perpetrator is only going to be held accountable to the state, not the victim,” says Joanne Doroshow of the Center for Justice and … Continue reading

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Brick woman files civil suit against priest – Asbury Park Press

Brick woman files civil suit against priest Asbury Park Press The civil lawsuit , filed Tuesday, also names the Catholic Diocese of Trenton and Church of the Visitation on Mantoloking Road in Brick, accusing both of causing emotional distress as well as failing to supervise Velan, who previously was a priest at … Continue reading

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Eddie Long Settles Lawsuit With Church Members In Alleged Ponzi Scheme – Michronicleonline

Eddie Long Settles Lawsuit With Church Members In Alleged Ponzi Scheme Michronicleonline Thirteen members of the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church managed to recoup some of their monetary investments in a civil suit against controversial Bishop Eddie Long (pictured left) and alleged Ponzi scheme financial guru Ephren Taylor (pictured). Continue reading

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Eddie Long Settles With Megachurch Members in Lawsuit Linked to Alleged … – Christian Post

Christian Post Eddie Long Settles With Megachurch Members in Lawsuit Linked to Alleged … Christian Post More than a dozen members of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church have managed to recoup some of their losses, originally totaling nearly $1 million, in a civil suit involving Bishop Eddie Long and alleged Ponzi scheme mastermind Ephren Taylor. Thirteen Continue reading

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Captain Buzzy’s files $3.35 million lawsuit over denied alcohol permit – Richmond Times Dispatch

Captain Buzzy's files $3.35 million lawsuit over denied alcohol permit Richmond Times Dispatch The civil suit, filed Monday in Richmond Circuit Court, claims that opponents with ties to the Church Hill Association engaged in “defamation, misrepresentation, sharp practices, unethical conduct, deceitful conduct” and other “improper methods” in … and more Continue reading

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Speak Out for Sept. 11, 2013 – SouthtownStar

Speak Out for Sept. 11, 2013 SouthtownStar To the commenter from Bridgeview: You say that if the Catholic Church refuses to marry a gay couple, one day a civil suit will be filed and the Supreme Court will weigh in. News flash … I certainly don't bemoan paying a percentage toward health … Continue reading

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Ex-Bank of America manager gets 37 months in embezzlement case – LubbockOnline.com

Ex-Bank of America manager gets 37 months in embezzlement case LubbockOnline.com Community Baptist Church settled a civil suit with Bank of America in the case after the bank's insurance carrier paid for a portion of the loss. The suit against Wright was dismissed without prejudice, which would allow the church to refile against … and more Continue reading

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STORY REMOVED: BC-US–Priest-Fled to Poland – Boston.com

CBS Local STORY REMOVED: BC-US–Priest-Fled to Poland Boston.com PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Associated Press has withdrawn its story about a priest-abuse lawsuit accusing church and local authorities of letting a Philadelphia-area priest flee to Poland during a stalled investigation. The lawsuit has not been filed. Pa. woman sues church , shrine, cites priest abuse WGME Priest from Czestochowa accused in civil suit of sexual assault phillyBurbs.com all 8 news articles Continue reading

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