Here is an issue we fight all the time. The last time it happened was right after the Archdiocese of Portland bankruptcy was over, when Portland Archbishop Vlazny had promised to treat survivors with compassion. The next thing we knew is that his lawyers were challenging our use of pseudonyms on behalf of survivors. So far as I could tell, the only purpose for the move was to try to intimidate victims to keep them from filing suit. So much for the promises. This is a good article.
Using Pseudonyms in Sexual Abuse Cases
February 14, 2012