First Amendment Attack: Contingency Lawyer Subpoenas Philly Journalist and Demands That He Reveal His Source For Documents Which Expose Accuser of Priest Abuse; Will the Mainstream Media Notice?

Slade McLaughlin

In a shocking development in the ongoing Catholic Church abuse story in Philadelphia, TheMediaReport.com has learned that high-profile contingency lawyer Slade H. McLaughlin has issued a subpoena against veteran journalist Ralph Cipriano. … [Read more...]

Profile in Courage: Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown Bravely Rejects Discrimination Against the Catholic Church

Jerry Brown : Gov. Jerry Brown

TheMediaReport.com salutes California Gov. Jerry Brown for vetoing California Senate Bill 131 (SB 131), a measure which would have blatantly discriminated against the Catholic Church and purposefully made the Church vulnerable to a second … [Read more...]

Agenda-Driven Journalism: NY Times Refuses To Report Jeff Anderson’s Big Loss In Milwaukee Courtroom But Trumpets His Silly Motion To Disqualify Judge

Laurie Goodstein

Background After the New York Times published three articles suggesting that Cardinal Dolan committed wrongdoing – possibly even criminal wrongdoing – as Archbishop of Milwaukee, the Times did not publish even a single story … [Read more...]

Another ‘Stuntsuit’ Against Vatican by Church-Suing Contingency Lawyer Anderson Quietly Dismissed, Media Goes Mute

Jeff Anderson : lawyer Jeffrey Anderson

What is a "stuntsuit"? It is a lawsuit whose only real purpose is to generate publicity and garner media exposure for one's cause. So the word "stuntsuit" can readily apply to the silly lawsuit that was filed over a … [Read more...]

Media Highlights Church Opposition to California Bill Pushed By Contingency Lawyers Seeking to Bankrupt It, Ignores Exemption of Abuse-Ridden L.A. Schools

SB 131 : California Senate Bill 131

Making the news recently is California Senate Bill 131, which seeks to open up a one year "window" in 2014 allowing anyone over the age of 26 to sue the Catholic Church for damages stemming from clergy sex abuse. Suits would be … [Read more...]

How Many Lies Can SNAP Lawyer Marci Hamilton Tell in One Minute?

Marci Hamilton

A recent public appearance in Philadelphia by lawyer Marci Hamilton, an advocate for the anti-Catholic group SNAP, underscores the brazen dishonesty of some individuals when talking about the issue of sex abuse and the Catholic … [Read more...]

UK Paper’s Investigative Blockbuster: Prominent Victims’ Lawyer Scoured Prisons For Clients, Resulting in Scores of Bogus Claims

David Greenwood lawyer solicitor England

A new blockbuster investigation by the British newspaper Daily Mail has uncovered what it calls "a benchmark for a modern culture of 'witch-hunt' persecutions." The paper conducted a "wide-ranging" inquiry into … [Read more...]

SHOCK STORY: Notorious Church-Suing Lawyer Obtained Clients by Phoning Parishioners and ‘Fishing for Victims’

John Manly Catholic abuse lawyer John C. Manly

Southern California contingency lawyer John Manly, who has pocketed millions of dollars by suing the Catholic Church, has now admitted that his office has obtained clients for abuse lawsuits by making unsolicited phone calls to Catholic … [Read more...]

Contingency Lawyer Saves SNAP Leader From Criminal Contempt Hearing For Violating Court Orders

Rebecca Randles

Last Tuesday, a Missouri judge was minutes away from deciding if David Clohessy, the National Director of the anti-Catholic group SNAP, would be held criminally in contempt of court for failing to produce documents for an important civil … [Read more...]

** SNAP CONFERENCE 2012 EXCLUSIVE ** One Hand Washes the Other: Jeff Anderson, Other Contingency Lawyers Bankroll Church-Bashing Group

Attorney Jeff Anderson Catholic abuse

The high-profile, Church-suing attorney Jeff Anderson offered up a whopping check for $43,950 to SNAP (Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests) as he orchestrated this year's fundraising session at the group's annual … [Read more...]