Media Statements and Events

IN--Notre Dame wins police records lawsuit filed by ESPN, SNAP responds

For immediate release: Wednesday, November 16, 2015

Statement by Melanie Jula Sakoda of Moraga, California, Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP), SNAP East Bay Director (925-708-6175melanie.sakoda@gmail.com)

The Indiana Supreme Court has ruled that the University of Notre Dame's campus police department is not a "public agency" under Indiana law. The decision means that the school does not have to release information about investigations requested by sports media company ESPN.

http://m.southbendtribune.com/news/publicsafety/notre-dame-wins-police-records-lawsuit-filed-by-espn/article_308355e6-f74f-524a-9d63-76e347814fde.html

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TN--Victims urge outreach by church & library in alleged abuse case

For immediate release: Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016

Statement by David Clohessy of St. Louis, Director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (314 566 9790314 645 5915 home, davidgclohessy@gmail.com)

The Memphis Public library has suspended a former youth minister who is accused of molesting at least three kids. That’s not enough.

http://www.localmemphis.com/news/local-news/sex-abuse-claims-launch-city-investigation-into-memphis-library-employee

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