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Brother Bernard Hartman, Member of the Roman Catholic Marianist Religious Order and Teacher at North Catholic High School in the Diocese of Pittsburgh Was Arrested By Victoria Police Almost 30 Years After Fleeing Australia in 1984.

By MICHELE M. BETTI | b&a opinions | http://bettiandassociates.com Brother Bernard Hartman, 75, a member of the Roman Catholic Marianist religious order, is the subject of credible allegations of child sexual abuse from when he taught at Pittsburgh’s North...

Major Victory For Milwaukee Clergy Abuse Survivors As The 7th Circuit Decides That The Archdiocese of Milwaukee’s Transfer of $58 Million Dollars To A Cemetery Trust Is Not Protected By The First Amendment

By MICHELE M. BETTI | b&a opinions | http://bettiandassociates.com Attempting to shield assets, Archbishop of Milwaukee Timothy Dolan and the Vatican created a cemetery trust before the Archdiocese declared bankruptcy, and then tried to argue the First Amendment...

New York State Law Limits Residency Strictly For Higher-Risk Sex Offenders. Local Communities Need Local Control To Set Restrictions To Include Level 1 Sex Offenders

By MICHELE M. BETTI | b&a opinions | http://bettiandassociates.com New York State law limits residency strictly for higher-risk sex offenders who are also subject to a sentence of probation or parole.  Local communities need local control to set restrictions to...