Jones 2005 Abuse

Title Information

Author: Ruth Jones

Title: The Extrajudicial Resolution of Sexual Abuse Cases

Subtitle: Can the Church be a Resource for Survivors?

Journal: Suffolk University Law Review

Volume: 38

Issue: 2

Year: 2005

Pages: 351-366

ISSN: 0039-4696 – Find a Library: WordCat

Language: English

Keywords: 20th Century | U.S. History | Types: Child Abuse, Clergy Sexual Abuse

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Additional Information

Author: Ruth Jones, McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific


  I. Introduction (p. 351)
  II. Sexual Abuse in the Church (p. 352)
  III. Why Do Adults Survivors and Parents Turn to the Church? (p. 354)
    A. Adult Survivors (p. 354)
    B. Reporting by Parents (p. 356)
  IV. What Survivors and Parents Wanted From Church and How It Failed Them (p. 358)
  V. Changes to the Church and Secular Law (p. 360)
    A. Secular Changes (p. 360)
    B. Changes to the Church's Response to Abuse Allegations (p. 361)
  VI. Conclusion (p. 366)

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