Tag Archives: Sexual abuse in Protestant Churches

Day Fourteen of the Thomas Chantry Trial

By | August 22, 2018

Day fourteen of the Chantry trial resumed with the jury  continuing their deliberation over the eight criminal counts.  At 1:27 P.M. Judge Astrowsky advised Council from both sides that the jury had reached a verdict on counts 1, 6, 7 and 8 but they were at an impasse on counts 2-5. Their position on this had not changed… Read More »

Day Twelve of the Thomas Chantry Trial

By | August 16, 2018

“The Victims want the peace of mind that justice was finally served.” -Prosecuting Attorney Susan Eazer Today was a day dominated by Closing Arguments.  It was also a day dominated by emotions. I counted seven Victims or family members seated behind Prosecuting Attorney Susan Eazer, in the front row of the gallery. Their presence attested to their bravery.… Read More »

Day Eleven of the Thomas Chantry Trial

By | August 15, 2018

Defense Attorney John Sears filed a motion over the weekend asking the Judge to declare a mistrial based on prosecutorial misconduct. He based this on Susan Eazer’s “observable non-verbal communication.” Judge Astrowsky denied the motion stating that there was nothing presented in the motion that warrants a mistrial. In the gallery today for the first time was Tom… Read More »