Judge Orders Release of USA Gymnastics Sex-Abuse Files

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A Georgia judge ruled on Monday that sexual abuse complaint files compiled by USA Gymnastics should be released to the public, offering a look into the Olympic organization’s policies for handling child abuse, reports the Indianapolis Star. The ruling, by Judge Ronald K. Thompson in Effingham County State Court, was celebrated as a victory by some former gymnasts who were victims of sex abuse. USA Gymnastics, which opposed release of the documents, said it will appeal. Thompson's ruling . . .

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