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Sexual Abuse: March 2016 Archives

Newtown Theater Coach Charged With Sexually Assaulting Students

Matthew Madden, 22, of New York City has been charged with having inappropriate sexual relationships with minors. At the time of the alleged inappropriate contact, Madden was employed by Sabrina's Encore Productions of Newtown, CT as its theater coach and director. It is alleged that on several occasions, Madden engaged in sexual acts with the girls.

Rogers Elementary School Teacher Sex-Abuse Lawsuit Mirrors Priest Cases

Currently there are seven plaintiffs who are seeking to consolidate their cases against Robert Martinez, a gym teacher at Rogers Elementary School in Stamford, Connecticut in 1970s and 1980s. All seven men are represented by Tremont Sheldon Robinson Mahoney. All the plaintiffs claim to have been abused when they were in fourth, fifth or sixth grade at Rogers Elementary which at the time was on Lockwood Avenue. This case has several similarities to the priest cases that the firm handles, said attorney Cindy Robinson, a partner in the firm."From the victims' standpoint it's very similar because it involves a person in a position of trust, who is put on a pedestal, respected, a role model to children," Robinson said. "And then this happens." 

Connecticut allegedly leaves children in care of sex offender

The Connecticut Department of Children and Families (DCF) is the arm of the state that is supposed to protect children who are not being taken care of properly by others. It is generally the organization that investigates abuse claims and makes determinations of where children with no other place to go should be placed, whether that is in an institutional setting, with relatives or a foster home. As with these agencies in many other states, however, there is a lack of funding and large caseloads, which make it almost inevitable that mistakes will happen. That is what a recent report claims happened to two children in Willimantic, Connecticut.

Two Bishops Covered Up Sexual Abuse of Children in Pennsylvania

A Grand Jury report released today reveals that two bishops helped cover up the abuse of hundreds of children by some 50 priests in the central Pennsylvania diocese of Altoona-Johnstown. The report finds that Bishops James Hogan and Joseph Adamec were involved in a scheme that involved transferring priests after they had been accused of sexually abusing children and in some cases threatening the victims with excommunication. Criminal charges are not being filed in part due to the length of time that has elapsed and the death of persons involved. The report revealed that the Diocese would use a "pay out chart" to determine the amount of money to be given to victims.

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