Over a Dozen National and State Child Victim’s Rights Groups File in Support of Petition for Certiorari

Published on March 21, 2016

Over a dozen national and state victim’s rights groups and children’s rights groups have filed in support of the Petition for Certiorari in the  U.S. Supreme Court case of M.A. v. Padilla, No. 15-1049. Jack Wilenchik of Wilenchik & Bartness, P.C. filed the Petition on behalf of a child victim whose accused molester announced that he wants to personally cross-examine her and other child victims in court.

Prof. Marci Hamilton filed an amicus brief on behalf of multiple victim’s and child’s rights organizations, which can be accessed here.

The groups filing in support of the Petition include: