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Once Again, Here Are the Table of Contents of the Suppressed 141-Page Berkeley Campus Police Report on the Ted Agu Death, and the ‘Independent’ Report That Judge Jeffrey S. Brand Suggests Is An Acceptable Substitute

Published January 25th, 2019, Uncategorized

PREVIOUSLY:   Superior Court Judge Jeffrey S. Brand Signals Denial of Concussion Inc.’s Motion to Force Release of University of California-Berkeley’s 141 Pages of Secret Campus Police Reports in 2014 Ted Agu Football Conditioning Death Published January 18th, 2019 Did Judge Jeffrey S. Brand Say ‘Credibility’? The Cal Football Strength and Conditioning Program Review That […]

Not George Gibney (Yet) — But a Huge New Case of Irish-American Police Cooperation and Extradition Around a Sexual Abuser With a Sports Connection

Published January 25th, 2019, Uncategorized

The Irish Independent, at https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/former-gaa-coach-facing-up-to-400-child-abuse-charges-to-appear-in-court-today-37747844.html, reports:   “A former GAA sports coach who was arrested in the US on almost 400 child abuse charges will appear in court in New York today. The Irish man is alleged to have abused two children between 2004 and 2009 in the sports grounds where he was a ‘well-known and well-liked’ […]

Figure Skater John Coughlin Committed Suicide During U.S. Center for SafeSport Investigation. Also, Remember Sarah Burt.

Published January 25th, 2019, Uncategorized

Sarah Burt was an outstanding student and competitive swimmer who loved teaching younger kids to swim. But on June 29, 2010, she drove her car to a busy intersection in rural Illinois, 20 minutes from Peoria. She parked, exited, and ended years of private torment by hurling herself in front of a semi-truck. Sarah was […]

February 1 Is the Latest Soft Deadline in USA Swimming’s Kabuki Dance With the U.S. Center for SafeSport Over Revisiting the Case of Coach Scott MacFarland’s Grooming and Abuse of Sarah Ehekircher

Published January 24th, 2019, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   We’ve reported on how Sarah Ehekircher, asked by USA Swimming for new evidence establishing that the National Board of Review got it exactly wrong in 2010 by not taking any action against a coach, Scott MacFarland, who probably committed statutory rape against her, and in any case groomed and abused her […]

Did Judge Jeffrey S. Brand Say ‘Credibility’? The Cal Football Strength and Conditioning Program Review That the Court Suggests Is a Good-Faith Substitute For the Secret 141 Pages of Campus Police Records in the Ted Agu Death

Published January 21st, 2019, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   As we reported last week, Alameda County Superior Court Judge Jeffrey S. Brand, who earlier had warned the University of California that it needed to show “a particularized and objective basis for suspecting criminal activity” in order to protect from public release the 141 pages of Berkeley campus police records in […]