The stunning 103-year prison term imposed on Nechemya Weberman has unleashed a fierce debate. Will it deter or encourage other sex abuse victims to step forward?
A Brooklyn man who acted as a therapist was convicted of sexually abusing a Brooklyn girl, authorities said Monday.
Abe George seems an unlikely challenger to Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes. The little-known prosecutor slams Hynes over his handling of Orthodox sex abuse cases.
An analysis of child sex abuse cases in Brooklyn’s ultra-Orthodox community reveals that more than half involved family members or family friends, not rabbis or teachers.
A group of advocates for victims of childhood sexual abuse has joined a new committee set up by Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes.
A trove of newly-released documents has raised questions about the Brooklyn District Attorney’s handling of one of the most notorious Orthodox sex abuse cases.
Prosecutors dropped all charges against a group of men who were accused of sexually abusing a young Brooklyn haredi Orthodox woman for eight years.
After months complaining about the resistance of ultra-Orthodox Jews to cooperate in child sex abuse cases, Brooklyn’s District Attorney has made four arrests for witness tampering.
Child abuse victims should be free to go to their rabbis for advice. Charles Hynes’ proposal to compel rabbis to report matters to police may intimidate them.
Brooklyn prosecutor Charles Hynes says he is pushing a new law that would force rabbis to report abuse. Lawmakers say he is late in the legislative game.