Melissa L. Jampol, Member of the Firm in the Health Care & Life Sciences and Litigation practices, in the firm’s New York office, was quoted in The New York Times, in “R. Kelly, Michael Jackson and the Lingering Questions About Child Sex Abuse Cases,” by Shaila Dewan. (Read the full version – subscription required.)
Following is an excerpt:
What does it take to prosecute a child sex abuse case?
“It’s a challenge, but it’s not an insurmountable challenge,” said Melissa Jampol, a former sex crimes prosecutor in Manhattan who now serves on an expert committee examining the case of Larry Nassar, who was convicted of molesting the young gymnasts he treated as specialist in sports medicine. “There’s been a sea change since the #MeToo movement started in terms of the way people view victims of these crimes.”