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Statement

Attorney General Josh Shapiro Statement on Opinion by Supervising Judge of Grand Jury in Diocese Child Sex Abuse Case

July 20, 2018 | Topic: Criminal

HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro issued the following statement in response to Judge Norman A. Krumenacker’s Opinion and Order released this morning. The judge’s order and opinion are linked.

“Last week, as directed by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Attorney General Shapiro filed a brief to combat efforts to prevent the release of the entire Grand Jury report into child sexual abuse within the Catholic Church.”

“Today, Judge Krumenacker ruled in favor of the Commonwealth and victims that our brief should be made public.”

“Our office continues to fight to ensure this report is released and victims’ voices are heard by the people of Pennsylvania. This marks an important step in that process.”

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