Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Foley & Lardner, Stephen A. McFeely, Leila Nourani, Marisa J. Ippolito; Sedgwick, Detert, Moran & Arnold, Thomas A. Delaney, Wayne B. Mason and Kirk C. Jenkins for Defendant and Appellant.
Furtado, Jaspovice & Simmons, Richard J. Simons; and Daniel U. Smith for Plaintiff and Respondent.
Court of Appeals of California, Second District, Division Eight.
Defendant The Salesian Society (the Society) appeals from the judgment entered after a jury determined it was negligent for failing to protect plaintiff Joseph Piscitelli from childhood sexual abuse at the hands of one of the Society's priests. We reject the Society's contention that the trial court erred by admitting evidence of another cleric's sex abuse conviction in order to impeach that cleric's testimony, and therefore affirm the...
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