Tag Archives: Sexual abuse of children

Day Seven of the Thomas Chantry Trial

By | May 6, 2019

​ Leading off the trial this morning was Chris Schopen, an expert witness who is a Dedicated Forensic Interviewer. You may recall that Schopen also testified at the first Chantry trial. Schopen has been specially trained in how to interview victims of abuse. Most of those she interviews are children. Schopen’s purpose in the courtroom was to provide… Read More »

Day Four of the Thomas Chantry Trial

By | April 29, 2019

Chantry Trial – Day 4 Friday, April 26, 2019 Testifying today: Father of the victim Mother of the victim Female victim of felony assault by Chantry Male victim of felony assault by Chantry Prior to getting into the events of the day in court I wanted to share a court document which I came across in my research… Read More »

Day 3 of the Re-trial of Thomas Chantry

By | April 26, 2019

“It is a political fight between a group of well-financed, well-organized people whose freedom, livelihood, finances, reputations, or liberty is being threatened by disclosures of child sexual abuse and–on the other hand–a group of well-meaning, ill-organized, underfinanced, and often terribly naive academics who expect fair play.” ― Anna C. Salter “During sexual abuse, children feel and incorporate the… Read More »