The State of NoVa: Sean Lanigan


Posted at 01:13 AM ET, 11/08/2012

Sean Lanigan: The rest of the story (Vol. 3)

A report concluded the district saw Sean Lanigan as ‘an unsavory fellow.’

By Tom Jackman  |  01:13 AM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Fairfax County, Centreville, Schools, Courts | Tags:  Sean Lanigan, Fairfax County Public Schools

Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 06/25/2012

Sean Lanigan: The rest of the story (Vol. 2)

If Fairfax County had paid his legal fees in 2010, his case would have faded from public view.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:30 AM ET, 06/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Fairfax County, Schools | Tags:  Sean Lanigan, Fairfax County schools

Posted at 04:49 PM ET, 08/30/2011

Sean Lanigan sues Fairfax schools for his legal fees

The former Centreville elementary school teacher, acquitted of molesting a 12-year-old girl, asked the school board to repay $107,000, but the board only offered $60,000, conditional on a waiver of future liability.

By Tom Jackman  |  04:49 PM ET, 08/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Centreville, Fairfax County, Schools | Tags:  Sean Lanigan, Virginia

Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 05/23/2011

Lanigan update: Readers send thousands to defense fund

Fairfax County schoolteacher Sean Lanigan has received thousands of dollars in donations for his legal defense fund.

By Tom Jackman  |  01:41 PM ET, 05/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Fairfax County, Centreville, Schools | Tags:  Sean Lanigan, Virginia

Posted at 05:49 PM ET, 05/19/2011

Lanigan update: Fairfax Chief Rohrer issues statement

Fairfax County Police Chief David M. Rohrer sent out a statement to his department Thursday strongly defending his detectives in the case of Centreville schoolteacher Sean Lanigan, accused and then acquitted of molesting a 12-year-old student.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:49 PM ET, 05/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Fairfax County, Police | Tags:  Sean Lanigan, David Rohrer, Virginia

Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 05/16/2011

Lanigan update: Fairfax schools issue statement

The Fairfax County schools issued a statement on the Sean Lanigan case Monday evening, saying it was standard practice to transfer a teacher after a “serious disciplinary proceeding,” and that Lanigan should seek reimbursement from the teachers’ association.

By Tom Jackman  |  06:30 PM ET, 05/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Fairfax County, Schools | Tags:  Sean Lanigan, Fairfax County schools, Virginia

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 05/16/2011

Sean Lanigan: The rest of the story (Vol. 1)

In the wake of Sunday’s story about the saga of Fairfax County school teacher Sean Lanigan, here are more details about the case including new photos of the gym equipment room where Lanigan was falsely accused of molesting a 12-year-old girl.

By Tom Jackman  |  08:00 AM ET, 05/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Centreville, Fairfax County, Schools, Police | Tags:  Sean Lanigan, Nicole Christian, Virginia