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Jenn Abelson

Jenn Abelson is an investigative reporter for the Boston Globe’s Spotlight Team. She joined the Globe in 2001 and recently covered the retail and restaurant sectors. Abelson spent about two years investigating fraud in the seafood industry for the series “Fishy Business.” A graduate of Cornell University, Abelson was a 2012 finalist for the Livingston Award for journalists under 35.

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An emotional Cardinal O’Malley disheartened by bishops’ slow progress against clergy sex abuse

By and , Globe Staff

During a bishops meeting in Baltimore next week, Boston’s Cardinal Sean O’Malley suggested he plans to encourage his fellow bishops to hold themselves accountable.

Catholic bishops promised reform in sex-abuse scandal. But they didn’t look at their own misdeeds

By , Thomas Farragher of the Globe Staff, Jeremy Roebuck, Julia Terruso and William Bender of the Philadelphia Inquirer Staff ,

More than 130 US bishops — nearly one-third of those still living — have been accused during their careers of failing to adequately respond to sexual misconduct in their dioceses, according to a Boston Globe and Philadelphia Inquirer examination.

Spotlight: Inside the secret courts

Behind closed doors, justice sometimes takes a back seat to who you are and where you go

By , and , Globe Staff

In the darkest corner of Massachusetts’ justice system, criminal charges often disappear without a trace. There are few rules in these private hearings and fewer records. They are a place where who you are — and who you know — may be just as important as right and wrong.

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Beauty and the Ugly Truth Beauty and the Ugly Truth

By and , Globe Staff

The Boston Globe Spotlight Team investigates widespread sexual misconduct in the fashion/modeling industry.The Boston Globe Spotlight Team investigates widespread sexual misconduct in the fashion/modeling industry.