School’s Attorney Claims 9 Yr Old Molested Girl Suffered Less Trauma Due to Her Disability

If you believe an attorney representing the Los Angeles Unified School District, kids with lower IQs or who are developmentally delayed, suffer from less trauma than do so-called normal kids. The argument used by W. Keith Wyatt, a partner in the law firm of Ivie, McNeill & Wyatt, was part of the defense used when he defended the LAUSD in a lawsuit filed by the parents of a 9 year old girl. The girl, who is developmentally delayed, had been repeatedly molested by a classmate. Afterwards, she Read more […]

School Attorney Blames Student for Being Molested by Teacher

Do the terms ‘lowlife’ and ‘despicable’ mean anything to you, because those are the terms that came to mind when I read about this case. In July 2011, Elkis Hermida, a teacher at Thomas Edison Middle School in Los Angeles molested and had sex with a 14 year old female student. He was later arrested, tried, convicted and sentenced to three years in prison. Following the trial, the girl’s family filed a civil suit against the Los Angeles Unified School District, claiming that they were Read more […]