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June 8, 2014

Congressman Miller Presses for Hearings — ‘Disappointed’ by ‘More Allegations About Sexual Abuse of Minors by Swim Coaches With Inconsistent Responses by USA Swimming’

by Tim Joyce and Irvin Muchnick   Congressman George Miller, the California Democrat who is ranking minority member of the House Committee on Education and the […]
June 9, 2014

Awaiting Response From House Education and Workforce Chair Kline on Congressman Miller’s Request For Hearings on Sexual Abuse

Yesterday we reported that Congressman George Miller (Democrat from California), ranking minority member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce,  four months ago requested […]
June 9, 2014

EXCLUSIVE: Abusive Coach Dustin Perry, ‘Poor Man’s Alex Pussieldi,’ Up Before USA Swimming’s National Board of Review

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   Dustin Perry, the mysterious coach with an international résumé and and a record of abuses and complaints in many […]
June 9, 2014

Dustin Perry, the Poor Man’s Alex Pussieldi: Complete Links to Our Coverage

In the previous post we reported an upcoming hearing on Dustin Perry by USA Swimming’s National Board of Review. Here are headline links to all our […]
June 10, 2014

Add a New Charge Against Chuck Wielgus and USA Swimming: Clumsy and Paranoid Hacking of Critics’ Computer

by Irvin Muchnick A Colorado parent and activist with impeccable credentials, who has been a years-long critic of executive director Chuck Wielgus’s operation at USA Swimming […]
June 10, 2014

Dustin Perry, the Poor Man’s Alex Pussieldi, Faces USA Swimming Ban Hearing — With No Apparent Witnesses

by Irvin Muchnick Yesterday we reported that USA Swimming is rushing through a National Board of Review hearing on Dustin Perry, the coach whose continental-wide nomadic […]
June 10, 2014

Still Awaiting Meaningful Words or Deeds From Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz on the USA Swimming Alex Pussieldi Cover-Up in Her District

by Irvin Muchnick     The current cover story in South Florida’s New Times, which was spurred by the investigations of Tim Joyce and myself into […]
June 10, 2014

‘Freelance’ Copyright Class Action Settlement Approved – 13 Years After Supreme Court’s ‘Tasini’ Ruling, Nine Years After Muchnick Slate Objected to Terms

Judge George Daniels of U.S. District Court in New York today approved the revised terms of the $18 million class action settlement in In Re Literary […]
June 11, 2014

With New Public Petition Calling for Congress and Chuck Wielgus Prosecution, USA Swimming’s Sex Abuse Victims Keep USOC From Changing the Subject

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce  Along with the other nearly 2,000 supporters of the change.org petition that kept USA Swimming chief Chuck Wielgus out of […]