Happy Independence Day!

July 3, 2015

This photo we took of a flag flying over a dock near our office reminds us of the very best of the American spirit that so many of our clients, friends and ... VIEW MORE

Sexual Assault in Boys and Girls Club — Part of a Larger Problem?

May 7, 2015

The arrest of a Boys and Girls Club employee for sexual assault raises the question of whether there is a larger problem of sexual abuse within the organization? A Boys and Girls Club ... VIEW MORE

Seventh-day Adventist Church Under Fire for Lax Response to Sex Abuse Allegations

May 6, 2015

There is a wise saying: “Those who forget the past are doomed to repeat it.”  And that is exactly what appears to be happening in the Seventh-day Adventist Church right ... VIEW MORE

Revered Delaware Wrestling Coach and Gym Teacher Dickie Howell Arrested on Charges of Child Rape

January 15, 2015

One of Delaware’s most iconic high school wrestling coaches, Richard “Dickie” Howell II, was arrested on Wednesday on charges that he allegedly sexually abused and raped a teenage student for ... VIEW MORE

University of Oregon and Florida State University Share Similar Complaint: Both Face Title IX Suits by Sexual Violence Victims

January 12, 2015

In an eerily synchronous development following last week’s Rose Bowl playoff between University of Oregon (U of O) and Florida State University (FSU), two women – one a current student at U ... VIEW MORE

Florida State University and Oregon State University: Similar in all the Wrong Ways

January 2, 2015

On Sunday, December 21, 2014, Florida State University (FSU) cleared Jameis Winston – 2013 Heisman trophy winner and quarterback for FSU – of several violations of the FSU Student Conduct ... VIEW MORE

Vancouver Boy Scout Leader and Substitute Teacher Darrel Dwight Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

December 30, 2014

Boy Scouts Hazel Dell Troop 316 treasurer, Darrel James Dwight, 56, was arrested last Wednesday at a school he substitute teaches at in the Evergreen School District of Vancouver, WA. According ... VIEW MORE

The Continuing Saga of the Betrayal of Brenda Tracy

December 30, 2014

Yesterday, the Oregonian published a follow-up piece on Brenda Tracy’s tragic story. As previously discussed here on our blog, Ms. Tracy was gang raped by several Oregon State University (OSU) football players in 1998. This ... VIEW MORE

Central Catholic Football Coach Jon Taylor Was Previously Investigated by Police for Sending Lewd Photos to Parkrose High School Student

December 18, 2014

Attorney Peter Janci of O’Donnell Clark & Crew law firm spoke with both KATU News and the Willamette Week about the recent discovery that yet another Central Catholic High football ... VIEW MORE

Highlights from the GRACE Investigation of Bob Jones University’s Response to Sexual Abuse

December 11, 2014

Earlier this morning, GRACE released a 300+ page report detailing the findings from its investigation of how sexual abuse was dealt with at Bob Jones University.  The report is exceedingly ... VIEW MORE