sexual abuse

Bureau of Prisons

Senate panel subpoenas federal prisons director to testify – Associated Press

The outgoing director of the Bureau of Prisons has been subpoenaed to testify before a Senate committee examining abuse and corruption in the beleaguered federal agency. Michael Carvajal was served a subpoena to appear at a hearing later this month. The subpoena was announced Monday by Sen. Jon Ossoff, the chairman of the U.S. Senate

Legal Beat

Ghislaine Maxwell juror regrets not disclosing sex abuse

A juror told a judge Tuesday that failing to disclose his child abuse history during jury selection at the trial of British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell was one of the biggest mistakes of his life — but an unintentional one. “I didn’t lie in order to get on this jury,” the juror said. A U.S. judge

Legal Beat

Mormon Church Sued in Arizona Over its Role in Boy Scouts Sexual Abuse

A month after approximately 90,000 victims filed sexual abuse claims against the Boy Scouts of America in federal bankruptcy court, new cases have been filed in Arizona state court against the Mormon Church for its role in the abuse. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints – the Mormon Church – sponsored Boy