Child Pornography Victims Win Important Court Victory Preventing Copies of their Images from Being Made for Defense Experts

Today, child pornography victims won an important court victory in  preventing additional copies being made for defense experts of images depicting them. Judge Kimberly J. Mueller of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California held that the Adam Walsh Child and Protection Safety Act of 2006 permitted the Government to refuse [...]

A Step towards Justice: Child Porn Survivor Wins Restitution in NY Case, Attorney Carol Hepburn Notes the Importance of Restitution for Child Porn Survivors

Last month, a Utah boy known as “Andy” won restitution in a New York court from a man who was convicted of possessing images of the boy’s abuse. Andy was reportedly sexually abused from the ages of 6 to 12, and to date, more than 700 defendants across the U.S. have been ordered to [...]

2020-12-22T13:29:08-08:00September 2nd, 2015|Child Sex Abuse News, Portland Child Sex Abuse Lawyers|

Child Sex Abuse Scandal Rocks Jehovah Witness Church

More than 1,000 reports of child sex abuse were never reported to authorities by leaders of the Jehovah’s Witnesses Church in Australia, according to evidence recently presented to authorities. In a scandal that threatens the integrity of the international Jehovah Witnesses Church, new testimony and evidence is revealing that child sex abuse may have [...]

2020-12-17T13:21:40-08:00August 12th, 2015|Child Sex Abuse News|

Life Coach Charged with Sexual Abuse of Juvenile Inmate

A 30-year-old life coach is now facing third-degree sexual abuse charges for allegedly sexually abusing a 17-year-old inmate at the Kairos Three Bridges facility in Grants Pass. According to investigators, the alleged sexual abuse occurred just over a year ago, from April 1 through 14, 2014 when the coach was employed as a supervisor [...]

2020-10-12T12:37:47-07:00April 30th, 2015|Child Sex Abuse News|

Amy and Vicky Act Introduced to Senate by Sen. Hatch

Yesterday, Senator Orin Hatch (R-UT) officially introduced the Amy and Vicky Child Pornography Victim Restitution Improvement Act of 2015 (“Amy and Vicky Act”) on the Senate floor, making a compelling speech to urge other lawmakers to pass this important piece of legislation. In his introduction, Sen. Hatch noted that the Amy and Vicky Act [...]

Portland Jury Awards Largest Child Sex Abuse Verdict Ever against DHS to Two Victims in Abused in Foster Care

The Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) has to pay $4.1 million to two girls for failing to protect them while they were in foster care. This marks the single largest child sex abuse verdict ever handed down against the Oregon DHS. How the Child Sex Abuse Verdict Came to Be: Details of the [...]

Child Sex Abuse Allegations Lead to Cancellation of Popular TLC Show, “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo”

The popular TLC show, Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, has recently been canceled by the network after allegations of child sex abuse impacting one of the cast members were brought light. According to the latest news about this child sex abuse scandal, the matriarch of the family – “Mama” June Shannon – started dating [...]

2020-10-12T12:07:37-07:00November 14th, 2014|Blog, Child Sex Abuse News, Sexual Abuse|

NAAG Petitions Congress to Pass the Amy and Vicky Act, Help Subjects of Child Pornography

The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG)  is urging the Senate Judiciary Committee and the House Judiciary Subcommittee to pass the Amy and Vicky Child Pornography Victim Restitution Improvement Act of 2014 (S. 2301/H.R. 4981). On October 15, 2014, NAAG sent an official letter of support for the Amy and Vicky Act to Sen. [...]

‘Sons of Guns’ Star Will Hayden Facing Multiple Allegations of Child Sex Abuse

Will Hayden, the star of “Sons of Guns,” has been accused of child sex abuse by two of his daughters. He is facing criminal charges of rape and child molestation. Will Hayden, one of the stars of the Discovery Channel’s reality show “Sons of Guns,” is currently facing multiple allegations of child sex [...]

2014-09-09T16:59:29-07:00September 11th, 2014|Blog, Child Sex Abuse News, Sexual Abuse|

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