Clergy Sex Abuse Cases
Merit has been helping survivors of childhood sexual abuse for over two decades. He understands the nature and extent of this unspeakable trauma and has held many powerful religious institutions and sects accountable. Click here for representative cases.
On February 15, 2019, Merit testified in Santa Fe District Court regarding the danger that former priest, Marvin Archuleta, criminally charged with the rape of a 6-year old boy committed in the 1980’s, posed to the community. See case related articles.