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.
The judge overseeing the trial of a man accused of beating a Los Gatos priest Jerold Lindner sent the jury delayed testimony in the case because of legal questions over whether the cleric may have perjured himself on the witness stand.
Prosecutors concede the man on trial in the beating of an aging priest was sexually abused by the Jesuit, but told a jury that still did not give William Lynch the right to take the law into in his own hands.
A Moraga School District official will not be charged with a crime for failing to report a former student’s sex-abuse allegations against a science teacher, Moraga police Chief Robert Priebe said Friday.
A Bay Area school district said it plans to launch an investigation into its handling of sexual abuse allegations against a teacher in the 1990s.