Tag: statute of limitations
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Jason DelgadoJune 17, 2020
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A bill that would eliminate the statute of limitations for a sexual battery case involving a victim younger than 18 at the time of the offense arrived on the Governor’s desk late Monday. Presently, a complicated framework exists enforcing a statute of limitations that hinges on the technicalities of the victim’s age, how and when […]

Scott PowersDecember 6, 2018
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Citing the chilling national revelations about sexual assault cases involving Palm Beach financier Jeffrey Epstein and a case involving an Orlando woman, state Sen. Linda Stewart filed a bill Thursday to remove the statute of limitations in cases involving alleged rapes of children under 18. “Many young sexual battery victims do not come forward when they are first […]


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