Child Victims' Act Proponents Push Lawmakers for Passage

, New York Law Journal

Richard Cerick describes what happened to him one night in 1969 at the Fordham University campus home of a Roman Catholic priest as "murder of the soul," and himself ever since as among the many victims of a "horrible web of secrets and deceptions and lies." But this week, the 53-year-old attorney and his allies in Catholic lay groups such as Voice of the Faithful say justice delayed shall not be denied. They expect their three-year lobbying effort in Albany to result in adoption of the Child Victims' Act of New York when the new legislative session begins in January.

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