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Mike Bryant

Contingency Fee : Key To the Courthouse and Justice From the Church

I read with interest, and a bit of anger, Professor Hank Shea’s  Star Tribune editorial suggesting, “Attorneys for the archdiocese and plaintiffs could waive part of their fees, a major sacrifice that would make more money available for victims.” Mr. Shea’s seemingly […]

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Why would The Archdiocese Jump Into The Crosier Bankruptcy: Delay

The Crosier Bankruptcy has been moving along.  There parties have been working together toward resolution, and there was an end in sight.  Then this week, the Archdiocese of Saint Paul & Minneapolis filed a motion to stop the settlement. Their official […]

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Has the Pope Changed Course Again

Recently I wrote about the Pope supporting Bishop Juan Barros in Chili against survivors. The Pope: Zero Tolerance??? The Pope hopefully learned from that when he restarted the Sex Abuse Commission.  But I am again I am asking the questions I […]

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The Pope: Zero Tolerance???

The new Pope was supposed to be different. He promised a policy of Zero Tolerance toward clergy guilty in the sexual abuse scandals. But do his words in Chili this week tell a different story? The AP reported: Pope Francis accused […]

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Update Of the Credibly Accused Minnesota Priests and Monks

There was an additional disclosure by the St Cloud Dioses on Friday.    That disclosure adds to the overall numbers in Minnesota: Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis Release Their List of 34 Priests Accused of Sexually Abusing Minors (update), Mike Bryant […]

Mike Bryant

What Were You Reading About In 2017 At Legal Examiner?

It’s been great to have a forum to talk about making the world safer, but even more important has been the opportunity to learn from Legal Examiner and great lawyers across the country. Here’s the list of what the most viewed pieces […]

Mike Bryant

What You Were Reading In 2017 At The Minneapolis Legal Examiner

This year has been less active then last year.  Joe blogged more.   I again took some time off for a couple of months from posting.  Mostly due to a group of trials I had.  We thank everyone, who took the […]

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New York Survivors of Child Sex Abuse Need To Act Right Away

Survivors of sexual abuse have two days left to seek justice against their attackers.  The Window that had been opened by the Archdiocese of New York and the Diocese of Brooklyn has a ending date of Wenesday,  November 1st. Those with claims must […]

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U.S. Bankruptcy Court Sets Deadline for Crosier Survivors

Survivors of sexual abuse have until  Sept 28th, 2017  to seek justice against their attackers. That is just a little over four months away.  The Window that has been limited due to bankruptcy by the diocese is part of a federal […]

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Facebook Live Press Conference at 11:00AM CT

Streamed via Facebook Live from  Facebook account of Jeff Anderson & Associates.   St. Paul, attorney Jeff Anderson, a child sexual abuse survivor, and a Minnesota priest will announce the filing of a lawsuit on behalf of the survivor naming […]