Alleged clergy abuse victim James Keenan is speaking out after the Minnesota Supreme Court rejected his lawsuit against Diocese of Winona and the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis over a statute of limitations. Keenan claimed he was molested by a pastor in Apple Valley in the 1980s, but repressed his memory of it until six years ago when he filed the suit.
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Diocese applauds Supreme Court's 'repressed memory' abuse case ruling
The Diocese of Winona said Thursday it is pleased that the Minnesota Supreme Court upheld a lower court's rejection of a claim by a Savage man that he was abused by member of the clergy in the 1980s. James Keenan lawsuit's against the Archdiocese of St. Paul-Minneapolis and the Diocese of Winona rested on his repressed memory claims of abuse by a priest who is now defrocked.
MN Supreme Court rejects repressed memory argument in abuse case
A man from Savage says he was abused by a priest during the 1980's. He filed his lawsuit after the statute of limitations was up, but argued the court should hear the case because he had only recently recovered the repressed memories. The court rejected the argument, writing that the theory of repressed memory is unproven.
Minn. Supreme Court rejects challenge to photo ID; throws out ballot issue titles
The Minnesota Supreme Court has rejected a legal challenge to a proposed constitutional amendment that would require voters to show photo ID at the polls. In a separate decision, the court also threw out ballot titles written by Secretary of State Mark Ritchie for the voter ID amendment and another amendment to ban gay marriage. Republicans had argued that Ritchie overstepped his authority and was trying to influence voters to reject both amendments.
State's top court to decide validity of repressed memories in sex abuse case
A man claims he was abused by a priest decades ago, but he's filing the lawsuit outside the statute of limitations. His attorney argues that he had repressed the memories of the abuse, so he wouldn't have been able to bring the case at the time. The state's supreme court is trying to determine whether repressed memories are scientifically valid. If so, the case could open up the church to more sex abuse claims.
Supreme Court rejects new trial in Anoka train deaths
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