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How the William Lynch Cases Might Affect Other Attacks on Accused Sexual Predators

July 6, 2012 | 1:34 pm

How the William Lynch Cases Might Affect Other Attacks on Accused Sexual Predators

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Wait a minute. William Lynch admits to battering another human being – a 65-year-old retired priest, no less – and a jury lets him go free? I can understand why the jury in the San Jose case felt sympathetic. Lynch says the priest, Jerold Lindner, brutally raped him when Lynch was 7 years old. Although […]

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July 5, 2012 | 5:22 pm

William Lynch After Not Guilty Verdict: ‘I Didn’t Think I Was Going to Walk Out of Here With The Jury Making This Decision’; Full Interview

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About 45 minutes after a jury found him not guilty of felony assault and elder abuse for attacking Jerold Lindner, William Lynch told KQED’s Stephanie Martin he was surprised by the favorable verdict. Lynch say Lindner, a retired Jesuit priest, molested him in 1975, when Lynch was seven. Lynch admitted to punching Lindner, who was […]

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