Associated Press: Professor Susan Herman Among Experts to Review Infamous NY Child Molestation Case

Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice included Pace criminal justice Professor Susan Herman in her panel of experts to reexamine a Long Island sex abuse case from the 1980s.

Associated Press: Pace Professor Susan Herman Empanelled for a Molestation Case Under Review

Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice included Pace criminal justice Professor Susan Herman in her panel of experts to reexamine a Long Island sex-abuse case from the 1980s.

Jesse Friedman in 2004 - AP Photo/FRANK FRANKLIN II

The case, depicted in the documentary film “Capturing the Friedmans,” ended in the conviction of 18-year-old Jesse Friedman and his father Arnold for molesting children attending a computer school run out of the family’s home in Great Neck, N.Y.

The Associated Press piece was picked up by over 100 publications, including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Seattle Press, The San Francisco Examiner, The Boston Globe, Law.com, and The Herald Online.

Read the full article here.

Professor Herman also recently had her letter to the editor published in The New York Times Book Review -in response to a review of Jessica Stern’s “Denial.”