Is there a religious link between Cardinal Pell losing his Australia Supreme Court appeal and a lawsuit against JW GB in Los Angeles?

Today 21 Aug 2019 the Australian Supreme Court dismissed Cardinal Pell's appeal against a 6 year sentence for sexually abusing 2 choirboys in Melbourne in the 1990s. Yesterday, The Zalkin Law Firm held a news conference in Los Angeles to announce a lawsuit against the Jehovah's Witnesses Governing Body from... show more Today 21 Aug 2019 the Australian Supreme Court dismissed Cardinal Pell's appeal against a 6 year sentence for sexually abusing 2 choirboys in Melbourne in the 1990s. Yesterday, The Zalkin Law Firm held a news conference in Los Angeles to announce a lawsuit against the Jehovah's Witnesses Governing Body from a survivor of childhood sexual abuse in an LA Kingdom Hall. The Law is gunning for the top leaders in those religions, is it not? Should JWs be worried?
Update: Good answer from Funnelweb. The connection between Catholic scandals and the JW ones is that of men at the top trying to control how they might get round the Law. That could yet turn out to be the link - if GB men, who have handled global cases for decades, are found guilty in this lawsuit, their previous... show more Good answer from Funnelweb. The connection between Catholic scandals and the JW ones is that of men at the top trying to control how they might get round the Law. That could yet turn out to be the link - if GB men, who have handled global cases for decades, are found guilty in this lawsuit, their previous 'handling' of other cases of child sexual abuse would become suspect and deeper investigations by the Law would follow. If those men 'at the top' have nothing to fear, they would provide
Update 2: courts and police with all the requested documentation/info they hold on cases of alleged sexual abuse in their ranks. It is this resistance to such requests that the GB is now being taken to task for. The elders in congregations are only doing what the GB has instructed them to do (and not to do). The GB is... show more courts and police with all the requested documentation/info they hold on cases of alleged sexual abuse in their ranks. It is this resistance to such requests that the GB is now being taken to task for. The elders in congregations are only doing what the GB has instructed them to do (and not to do). The GB is ultimately responsible, just as the Catholic hierarchy is ultimately responsible for they way it tried to handle (i.e. control) its own sex abuse scandals.
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