Clergy

17 03, 2016

Groelle & Salmon Obtains a PCA from the Second District Court of Appeals

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Congratulations to the Catholic Diocese of St. Petersburg (Catholic Mutual Group) on obtaining a Per Curiam Affirmance from the Second District Court of Appeals!

In Doe v. Robert Lynch, as Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of St. Petersburg, the trial court granted summary judgment based on the statute of limitations defense asserted by the Diocese. […]

24 06, 2015

The Clergy-Penitent Privilege: An Overview

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By F. Robert Radel, II & Andrew A. Labbe

The clergy-penitent privilege is one of the oldest and most well-recognized privileges in the United States. While other once-recognized privileges have since withered or fallen from the vine, there remains considerable support for the clergy-penitent privilege.[1] However, many debate the rationale behind this privilege, and some question […]

12 02, 2016

The Clergy-Penitent Privilege: An Overview

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Partner Rob Radel, who specializes in defense of church and charitable organizations, recently authored and published this topic article with Andrew Labbe, that will be of significant interest in the defense of these organizations. Mr. Radel and Mr. Labbe are both practicing from the firm’s Tampa office:
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