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Schools Blaming Children for Sexual Abuse

Joel A. Mintz, J.D.

Joel A. Mintz, J.D.

Children sexual abuse in public schools is very common and often goes unreported and unpunished.

Over the years, the Palm Beach County School district has maintained that children are responsible for allowing their teacher to sexually abuse them in the classroom. In a recent interview with the Sun Sentinel, Joel A. Mintz, J.D., professor of law, NSU’s Shepard Broad College of Law, said, “It’s really questionable that children at that age would have responsibility to really know what to do after being molested. It’s at the very edge of a good faith defense.”

 

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