Santa Clara County prosecutors announced Wednesday they will not seek perjury charges against Fr. Jerold Lindner, a Jesuit priest who allegedly lied under oath at the trial of a man accused of attacking Lindner for molesting him more than 30 years ago.
Santa Clara County prosecutors Friday officially announced their decision not to re-file misdemeanor charges against William Lynch for beating Fr. Jerold Lindner, who Lynch claims molested him more than three decades ago.
Santa Clara County prosecutors have decided not to re-file charges against a man acquitted of beating a priest who allegedly molested him more than 30 years ago.
After a Santa Clara County jury found him not guilty, William Lynch wants the priest that allegedly molested him as a child to be charged with perjury.
Supporters and family members of a man charged with assaulting a priest he says molested him decades ago resumed their daily lunch-time demonstrations Tuesday outside a San Jose courthouse where jurors were trying to reach a verdict.
Closing arguments were made Monday in the San Jose trial of a San Francisco man charged with beating a priest he claims molested him and his younger brother 37 years ago.
A man accused of beating a priest he says molested him and his brother began emotional testimony Friday morning at his trial on assault charges.
After several emergency meetings in chambers, traded barbs of professional misconduct, and defense demands for a mistrial stemming from the priest’s alleged false testimony, Judge David Cena for the first time in nearly a week convened trial on time Wednesday.
A Santa Clara County judge denied another defense motion for a mistrial Tuesday in the case of a Bay Area man accused of attacking a priest who he alleges molested him years earlier.
A judge has rejected motions for a mistrial in the case of a man charged with assaulting a South Bay priest who he claims raped him decades ago.