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Rev. William C. Graham : Duluth, MN

Falsely Accused Priest Fights Back – And Wins! Jury Orders False Accuser to Pay Damages

Kudos to Rev. William C. Graham, a priest of the Diocese of Duluth in Minnesota. After being falsely accused by a client of the law firm of the notorious Jeff Anderson that he committed "sexual misconduct" decades ago in the 1970s, Graham hired a lawyer of his own and sought to clear his name. After hearing all sides of the case, a jury ordered the accuser to pay $13,500 to Graham to cover his lost earnings as a result of being placed on leave because of … [Read More]

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