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A Bad Idea Sometimes Comes From a Good Place: Illinois Erases Statute of Limitations on Child Abuse Cases

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed legislation that completely removes the statute of limitation for crimes involving sexual abuse of minors. Sex abuse victims are calling the new law a great step forward. They say pursuing justice criminally will help with the closure process.Survivors of abuse say eliminating the statutes of limitations will give them the […]

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Constitutional Law Litigation

NY Federal Courts Divided Over Timing Of Sexual Abuse Claims

The recent outcry over Dylan Farrow’s resurgent allegations against filmmaker Woody Allen has sparked discussion about the ability to bring claims for past wrongs performed against children. This issue was also a topic of discussion due to the YouTube video of a 27 year old woman who confronted her former Middle School gym coach over […]