Legal Analysis of Sexual Abuse In the News
Could Federal Grand Jury Subpoena Signal RICO Investigation for Catholic Diocese of Buffalo?
Federal Subpoena Issued for Buffalo Diocese’s Compensation Program for Victim’s of Clergy Sex Abuse
Survivors of Sexual Abuse Tell Their Story As Child Victims Act’s Look-Back Window Approaches
Proposed Child Abuse Reporting Expansion (CARE) Act Would Require Clergy to Report Child Abuse in New York State
WBEN News Radio Interviews Barry Covert on the Child Victims Act
Child Victims Act Extends Statute of Limitations for Childhood Sex Abuse Survivors
Maryalice Demler of WGRZ Channel 2 interviewed attorney Barry Covert to discuss specific components of the Child Victims Act, which is a bill that will extend the statute of limitations to for victims of childhood sexual abuse to seek justice against their abuser.
Gov. Cuomo’s Proposed Child Victims Act Could Help Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse Seek Justice
WIVB News 4 interviewed attorney Barry Covert, who represents several survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic Priests, for their report on Gov. Cuomo including the Child Victims Act in his 2019 ‘State of the State’ address.
Will the Buffalo Diocese Whistleblower Face Legal Action?
Attorney Barry Covert provided legal analysis for WIVB News 4’s recent story on Siobhan O’Connor, the former Diocese of Buffalo employee who leaked documents regarding the diocese’s handling of priests accused of sexual abuse.
Diocese of Buffalo’s Reaction to Whistleblower on 60 Minutes
WGRZ Channel 2 anchor Scott Levin interviewed attorney Barry Covert regarding a press release issued by the Diocese of Buffalo shortly after former diocesan employee Siobhan O’Connor was featured on an episode of 60 Minutes regarding priests accused of sexual abuse.
Internal Church Documents Reveal Number of Priests Accused of Sexual Abuse More Significant Than Diocese of Buffalo Previously Disclosed
WKBW 7 Eyewitness News published an investigative series on Bishop Richard Malone’s handling of of priests within the Diocese of Buffalo who have been accused of sexual abuse. Attorney Barry Covert was interviewed for part of the series, which reported on internal church documents that indicate the “scope of abuse” involving Western New York area priests may have been more significant than the diocese previously disclosed to the public.
Document On How Buffalo Catholic Church Reports Sex Abuse
Reporter Claudine Ewing spoke to attorney Barry Covert for WGRZ’s report on a memorandum of understanding that was signed in 2003 by eight local district attorneys and the bishop of the catholic diocese. The document provided information on the reporting of sexual abuse involving minors.