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Notable Cases

Some cases in our archive are particularly notable for the uniqueness and strength of their corroboration, or for the way that they capture the cultural significance of and reactions to recovered memory, both positive and negative.

Commonwealth of Massacusetts v. Porter

One of the most well known clergy abuse cases in America, Commonwealth of Massachusetts v. Porter resulted in Father James R. Porter being sentenced to 18-20 years of imprisonment after pleading guilty to 41 charges for the sexual abuse of 28 children.

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