Tag Archives: Child Abuse

Hillsboro teacher arrested for child abuse

Gregg Martin Jensen was arrested last Friday for abusing one of his students.  The Oregonian reports that he was charged with “sexual abuse, luring a minor and encouraging child sexual abuse.”  If guilty, let’s hope that Mr. Jensen doesn’t see … Continue reading

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Never, under any circumstances, ever take naked pictures of yourself.

They can and do get out, and ruin lives in the process—especially if a kid does it themselves.  This is a terrible story from our own backyard:  Facebook stalker gets girl to give him naked pics, and then blackmails her … Continue reading

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“Viewed Differently”

Exactly how were “child abuse [and] rape” viewed “differently” by the Chicago Archdiocese years ago? SNAP: Chicago Archdiocese leaders should be prosecuted following release of priest sex abuse documents Were they not considered grave, mortal sins?  Were they not to … Continue reading

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My friend, mentor, and brother, Kelly Clark — Requiescat In Pace

I can’t really say much beyond what I wrote earlier to an email to friends: For 13 years, Kelly and I “shared a brain”: I would know what he wanted to say, and he always knew best how to say … Continue reading

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The Troubling Priorities of Cardinal Mahony

A friend emailed this link to me and advised “don’t read it unless you’re prepared to get very angry.” Indeed. He seemed almost temperamentally unable to see a problem and not do something. When a cathedral fire alarm stopped working, … Continue reading

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Millstones for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis?

As a Catholic, I try to give most current Church leaders the benefit of the doubt that they’ve learned their lesson about secrecy and covering up the abuse of children by priests.  I sometimes counsel my clients that the Church … Continue reading

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Another new filing today: Toddler abused by Neighbor boy, Apartment management knew he was dangerous.

My friend Erin Olson and I filed a case today on behalf of a sweet, wonderful little girl who was terribly abused by a neighbor boy at her Canby apartment.  Here’s the press release: Portland, OR — Lawyers representing a … Continue reading

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