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Deadline Looms For Clergy Sex Abuse Victims In New Jersey To File For Compensation – CBS Philly

Deadline Looms For Clergy Sex Abuse Victims In New Jersey To File For Compensation – CBS Philly | Denizens of Zophos | Scoop.it
Last year, the state passed a game-changing law that temporarily lifts the statute of limitations for victims of sexual abuse to sue their attackers.
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N.Y. statute on child abuse KOs suits against Elmo puppeteer - NYDailyNews.com

N.Y. statute on child abuse KOs suits against Elmo puppeteer - NYDailyNews.com | Denizens of Zophos | Scoop.it
The repercussions of New York’s restrictive statute of limitations on child sex abuse cases can be felt in federal court as well.The time constraints — it bars child sex abuse victims from filing criminal charges or civil claims after their 23rd birthday — led to the dismissal of high-profile federal lawsuits against Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash in 2014.“They were dismissed on a technicality. It had nothing to do with the merits of the case,” the lawyer for Clash’s alleged victims, Jeff Herman, told the Daily News.
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