Judge limits privilege defense in AZ Mormon sex abuse case

A street sign leads to what was once the home of Paul Adams and his family on the outskirts of Bisbee, Ariz., on Oct 26, 2021. An Arizona judge has ruled that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints may not use the state's “clergy-penitent privilege” to refuse to answer questions or turn over documents in a child sex-abuse case. (Dario Lopez-Mills/AP, File)

A street sign leads to what was once the home of Paul Adams and his family on the outskirts of Bisbee, Ariz., on Oct 26, 2021. An Arizona judge has ruled that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints may not use the state's “clergy-penitent privilege” to refuse to answer questions or turn over documents in a child sex-abuse case. (Dario Lopez-Mills/AP, File)

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