Father Kelly Facing 14 Years in Prision Following Grand Jury Indictment

Father Michael Kelly, a long time priest of the Diocese of Stockton, has been indicted by a grand jury on three counts of lewd and lascivious conduct on a child and one count of oral copulation. Kelly, who has not been defrocked, faces up to 14 years in prison. The District Attorney’s Office will seek… read more

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Administrator at the Army Navy Academy Fired From Job for Fondling Boys Prior to Joining the Academy

Prior to joining the Army Navy Academy as a senior administrator, praised by the President of the Academy as “the finest employee at our school,” Jeffrey Barton was fired from a boys’ boarding school in Tennessee after allegedly fondling one of the eighth-graders.

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Army Navy Academy Hires Ex-Prosecutor To Critique its Handling of Molestation Allegations

Following allegations and an arrest of a senior administrator at the Army Navy Academy in Carlsbad, California, the Academy has hired a former New York sex-crime prosecutor to critique its hiring practices and how it responded, or failed to respond, to persistent rumors about the perpetrator’s creepy proclivities. Jeffrey Barton, who is 55, was arrested… read more

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Jeffrey Barton Pleads Not Guilty to Sexually Abusing Children

Jeffrey Barton, the 55-year-old former head of schools at the Army and Navy Academy in Carlsbad, California, has entered a plea of not guilty to two counts of sodomy by force and 14 counts of oral copulation by force. The trial of Jeffrey Barton is taking place in Vista, California – near the location of… read more

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Investigation Leading To Arrest of Jeffrey Barton Began in June

Former Army and Navy Academy administrator Jeffrey Barton was arrested on October 18, 2013, on charges of sexually molesting six former students. The investigation was opened this June when a victim, now an adult, reported past sexual abuse by Barton to the police. Since then, five other victims have been identified and the investigation is… read more

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Top Administrator at Army Navy Academy in Carlsbad, California, Arrested on Suspicion of Molesting At Least Six Young Boys

A former top administrator at the Army and Navy Academy in Carlsbad, California was arrested on October 17, 2013, on suspicion of sexually molesting at least six former students who he had mentored. The administrator, Jeffrey Barton, who is 55, was charged with molesting two students at Army and Navy, one of them more than… read more

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Lawsuit Filed Against Sacramento City Unified School District

A lawsuit has been filed against Sacramento City Unified School District, by a teenage boy and his mother. The suit stems from the recent arrest and conviction of Preston Howard Lewis, who was sentenced in October to 18 years in state prison after pleading no contest to three felonies and a misdemeanor for molesting a… read more

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Archdiocese of Los Angeles Settles Case For 10 Million Dollars

The Archdiocese of Los Angeles has settled four clergy sex abuse cases brought by individuals who were molested by one of the Diocese’s most notorious pedophile priests, Father Michael Baker. The settlement comes just after the Archdiocese of Los Angeles released thousands of documents relating to sexual abuse within the Church. Some of those documents… read more

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Lawsuit Against Lodi Unified Ends With $4.75 Million Settlement

Following nearly four weeks of trial, a settlement has been reached between Lodi Unified School District and the eight year old plaintiff who had been sexually molested by her school bus driver. The announcement of a settlement comes after the jury had unanimously found that the school district was 90% responsible for plaintiff’s abuse. The… read more

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Lawsuit Against Lodi Unified School District Set For Trial

Attorneys are preparing for trial in Lodi, California, in the case filed on behalf of an eight-year-old special needs student who was molested by her school bus driver in 2010. The lawsuit names the Lodi Unified School District as a defendant, alleging that the School District was negligent in it’s hiring of school bus driver… read more

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