Posts Tagged ‘Statute of Limitations’

Guam removes statute of limitations on sexual abuse crimes Comments 0

Friday, September 16th, 2016

Last Monday lawmakers in Guam  unanimously approved legislation to permanently remove the statute of limitations for all sexual abuse crimes, allowing victims to file civil cases against their alleged assailant. Sen. Frank Blas Jr., R-Barrigada, introduced Bill 326-33 a few months ago, following several public accusations by former altar boys who allege that Archbishop Anthony Apuron sexually abused them Read more

Opportunity lost for sexual abuse claims Comments 1

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

California’s highest court has told six brothers they had waited too long to bring sexual abuse claims against a priest whom they allege molested them during the 1970’s. The opportunity to bring the claims was given during in 2003 when a one-year window for old complaints against priests was granted by the state. The court Read more