Representing AG's office, Castor to testify on sex-abuse bill

By Maria Panaritis / The Philadelphia Inquirer, June 10, 2016 

Bruce L. Castor Jr., the former Montgomery County prosecutor now serving as the highest-ranking lawyer in the state Attorney General's Office, plans to testify next week during a key Senate hearing on a bill that has pitted child sexual-abuse victims against the Catholic Church.

In an interview Thursday, Castor confirmed his appearance Monday before the Judiciary Committee to discuss the constitutionality of a measure to let victims sue attackers and the institutions that employed them decades after the abuse occurred.

Castor wouldn't say if he would argue for or against the bill. "I'd just as soon people find out my opinion when I testify," he said.

He said, however, that it seemed less clear-cut that   . . . 

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