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Joyce Asabor v. Archdiocese of New York, Catholic Charities, Beacon of Hope House, Dennis Scimone, Anne Tommaso, Joy Jasper and Ron Morgan is a racial discrimination case filed in the New York State court system. Joyce Asabor, an RN at the Beacon of Hope, was continuously assaulted verbally by co-workers and even subordinates at work. Eventually Ms. Asabor suffered an injury which led to partial paralysis of her shoulder when denied access to a meeting by a door swinging shut upon her. Wendell Edward Carter gets an ‘inside the law’ view on the case from Pamela D. Hayes, Esq.
Wendell Edward Carter: I understand you were the first lawyer to write a report on sexual abuse in the Catholic Church?
Pamela D. Hayes: I was one of 13 commissioners on a group called the National Review Board, and they had some really high powered people—high powered catholics, lay people—who were really concerned with the courts and were able to do various things to shape opinion in the catholic community…