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California Is Removing the Statute of Limitations for Rape

The so-called Cosby Bill would allow for the indefinite prosecution of rape and other sex crimes in the state.
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California Removes Rape Statute of Limitations Amid Bill Cosby Allegations

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California Ends Statute Of Limitations For Rape After Cosby Allegations

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Rapists and child molesters will no longer be able to avoid prosecution due to the statute of limitations in California. The Justice for Victims Act, signed by Gov. Jerry Brown (D) Wednesday, abolishes the state’s 10-year statute of...

California Votes to Remove Time Limit on Prosecuting Rape Cases

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With eye on Cosby case, California ends statute of limitations for rape

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California Governor Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed a bill to end the statute of limitations for rape, a measure inspired by accusations against comedian Bill Cosby, some of which surfaced decades after alleged crimes occurred. Cosb...

Inspired by accusations against Bill Cosby, California lawmakers move to lift time limits on rape cases

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The California Legislature on Tuesday sent the governor a bill to end the statute of limitations for prosecuting rape and other felony sex crimes. If the governor signs the bill, crimes including rape and child sexual abuse could be...


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