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Memphis megachurch pastor resigns following sexual abuse investigation

8 minutes agoNews : USAToday: News

The 20-year-old allegations against Andy Savage came to light in January, and Texas law enforcement told Jules Woodson that the statute of limitations for prosecution had expired.        

Superior Court Affiims That Discovery Rule Does Not Extend Statute of Limitations in Wrongful Death/Survival Actions (Non-Precedential)

yesterdayIndustries / Law : Tort Talk

Tort Talkers may recall the prior Tort Talk post on the decision of Judge Terrence R. Nealon of the Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas in the case of Estate of Marsh v. Lizza, No. 2106-CV-2812 (C.P. Lacka. Co. March 1, 2017 Nealon,...Show More Summary

WME Agent Adam Venit Won’t Be Charged For Groping Terry Crews: “Beyond Statute Of Limitations

A month after the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office began an investigation into the alleged groping of Terry Crews by WME agent Adam Venit, the case is not going forward. “The matter was rejected because it was beyond the...Show More Summary

Why I support the Child Victims Act

I'm going to Albany today to join colleagues (rabbinic and otherwise) in visibly supporting the Child Victims Act. This legislation would change New York's statute of limitations for the crime of sexually assaulting a child, so that those who are...

Legislators Abandon Lifting Statute of Limitations for Adult Rape

4 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Adult rape survivors in Washington State must file a police report within a year if they want to be able to press charges within the next decade. by Sydney Brownstone Survivors of child sex abuse shared their stories with legislators on Monday. Show More Summary

Weinstein Co. Requests Class-Action Suit Dismissal, Says Harvey Acted Alone

The Weinstein Co. has formally responded to one of the class-action lawsuits facing the company, saying co-founder Harvey Weinstein acted alone and that in some instances the statute of limitations had run out on the claims. "Virtually all of the alleged conduct about which plaintiffs complain in the complaint was committed by H. Show More Summary

#MeToo Movement Has Lawmakers Talking About Consent

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Legal Profession Needs An Investigation Into Judge Kozinski’s Behavior — See Also

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Above the Law

Wilson Sonsini Partner Katherine Ku On Speaking Out: Judge Kozinski's retirement shouldn't end the investigation. Voyeur Lawyer Gets Disbarred: But really, the punishment should have been worse. Damn statute of limitations. Tragedy At...Show More Summary

Statute of Limitations As Compared to Statute of Repose

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Tort Talk

In its recent decision in the case of Dubose v. Quinlan, No. 22 EAP 2016 (Pa. Nov. 22, 2017) (Op. by Mundy, J.)(Baer, J., Concurring and Dissenting)(Saylor, C.J., Dissenting), the Pennsylvania Supreme Court reviewed the differences between the statute of limitations and a statute of repose in the context of a medical malpractice case. Show More Summary

Roman Polanski won't face '75 child molest charge as L.A. prosecutor cites expired statute of limitations

Prosecutors in Los Angeles have formally declined to charge fugitive director Roman Polanski in connection with an allegation he molested a woman when she was a minor in 1975, saying the statute of limitations has expired. Deputy Dist. Atty. Michele Hanisee formally declined the LAPD case on Dec....

Do right by the victims: Time to protect New York's children

3 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Next year will bring yet another attempt to overhaul New York’s antiquated statutes of limitations for victims of childhood sexual abuse

Sex misconduct cases spur rethinking of statute of limitations

3 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

The year 2017 was a year of sexual abuse and harassment allegations. Read more...

Judge Rules in Favor of Michael Jackson’s Estate in Wade Robson’s Sex Abuse Lawsuit

On Tuesday, a judge threw out choreographer Wade Robson’s lawsuit against the Michael Jackson Estate, citing that the statute of limitations had passed on the alleged sexual abuse crimes. According to the Hollywood Reporter, in 2013, when Wade was 30 years old, he sued the late singer’s estate, claiming that ... More »

Sylvester Stallone Accuser Files Police Report, Case Will Go to D.A.

3 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity :

A Sylvester Stallone accuser has reported an alleged act of sexual misconduct to police, and the case will be investigated... despite the statute of limitations having long since expired. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ... the woma...

Harvey Weinstein Sexual Assault Allegations are Fair Game for LAPD

3 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity :

Harvey Weinstein accusers are getting the full attention of the LAPD... even if the alleged sexual misconduct occurred outside the city of L.A. or is outside the statute of limitations... law enforcement sources tell TMZ. Our sources say the…

LA police probe claim Roman Polanski molested girl in '75

3 months agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Though the statute of limitations has long expired, officials may be able to use any evidence they collect to help prosecute other cases

New Claim on Polanski: He Molested Me When I Was 10

Los Angeles detectives said Tuesday they're investigating a woman's claim that Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski molested her in 1975, when she was 10 years old. But the statute of limitations has long expired, so criminal charges couldn't be brought even if proven, reports the AP, though law enforcement officials may...

Corey Feldman Partners with Child USA to Fight Sexual Abuse

3 months agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

Actor Corey Feldman has announced a partnership with Child USA to help fight sexual abuse and to reform the statute of limitations for sexual abuse crimes.

LAPD probing new sex assault accusation against Roman Polanski, though the case can't be prosecuted

The Los Angeles Police Department said it is investigating allegations that director Roman Polanski in 1975 molested a child when she was 10, even though the case cannot be prosecuted because the statute of limitations has expired. Josh Rubenstein, the LAPD communications director, said the department...

Lesson From The Tax Court: Using § 7502 To Beat The Statute Of Limitations

Note: Due to my need to grade exams and turn in grades by January 2nd, this will be my last “Lesson From the Tax Court” post this year. I plan to resume on January 8th. In law, “SOL” is an all too appropriate acronym for “Statute Of Limitations.” Tax law...

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