California Child Victims Act
Title: Vlog: How Are Institutional Defendants Responding to Claims Brought Under the California Child Victims Act?
Author: Mike Reck
Publisher: Jeff Anderson and Associates
Transcript: So, being about a year into the window provided by the Child Victims Act, we’ve now had a chance to really see a response from some of the institutional defendants. One of those defendants who’s litigating very vigorously is the Catholic Church. They’re not the only one, because there are lots of institutions who have been covering up this abuse and are subject to lawsuits now brought under the Child Victims Act. And some institutions are trying to respond and acknowledge the harm that was there, and rectify that to the extent they can. Some institutions have, for lack of a better term, lawyered-up and have tried to fight liability; tried to fight just the very validness, the very validity of the Child Victims Act.
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