Changes to statute of limitations on sex abuse gain traction

Friday, 10 August 2012 02:00 PM Written by 

Matthew Mangino, who authors The Cautionary Instruction here on Fridays, also offereed an analysis this week in the Legal Intelligencer (registration required) about the new traction being gained by proposals to provide Pennsylvania victims of childhood sexual abuse more time to file civil suits or criminal complaints against their alleged abusers:

"Recently, with the national spotlight on Pennsylvania — between Jerry Sandusky and the Penn State sex-abuse scandal and Monsignor William J. Lynn and the Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia child sex-abuse cover-up — the stalled legislation moved forward."

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