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Statute of limitations

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Statutes of limitations are laws passed by legislative bodies in common law systems to set the .... Although there is usually no statute of limitations for murder (particularly first-degree murder),...

Why Are There Statutes of Limitations in Child Rape Cases? - Slate

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Dec 21, 2011 ... Though child molestation is a monstrous crime, there are good reasons for a statute of limitations in sexual assault cases—mainly that the ...

The Economist explains: Why sex crimes have statutes of limitations ...

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Oct 8, 2015 ... In Colorado and a few other states, there is a 10-year cap on prosecuting ... But there is no national norm for a statute of limitations for rape, ...

Time Limits for Charges: State Criminal Statutes of Limitations ...

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A statute of limitation is a law which forbids prosecutors from charging ... There are criminal defense lawyers available in your area who can provide you with a ...

No More Statutes of Limitations for Rape - The New York Times

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Dec 31, 2015 ... The charging of Mr. Cosby, just under the wire, raises a key question: Why is there a statute of limitations for rape and sexual assault at all?

Statute of Limitations for Sexual Assault - National Center for Victims ...

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highlights states that have a DNA exception to the statute of limitations. Though the .... after the commission of the offense, there shall be no limit on the period of  ...

Bill Cosby And Eliminating Statutes Of Limitation: A Truly Terrible ...

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Jan 4, 2016 ... There are a lot of problems with the way America handles rape crimes. Having a statute of limitations isn't one of them.

Criminal Statutes of Limitation | Time Limit to File Charges | Criminal ...

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The statute of limitations defines a time limit within which the prosecution must file criminal ... There may be limitations periods in individual offense statutes.

Cosby Rape Allegations: It's Time To End The Statute Of Limitations ...

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Nov 24, 2014 ... 11, 2014, file photo shows Bill Cosby speaking in Philadelphia. (Matt Rourke/AP). In the age of DNA, why are there still statutes of limitations in ...

Is it just to have a statute of limitations on rape? | Debate.org

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State your opinion on whether you think that it is fair to have statue of limitations on rape or should there be no time limit.

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Why is there a statute of limitations? - Quora

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Statutes of limitation balance the substantive right to justice with the notion of procedural ... Murky cases where either party might be right because there's not much evidence for either side (more likely as time passes) or where feelings of ...

Why Do Rape Cases Have Statutes Of Limitations, And What Does ...

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Aug 14, 2015 ... Across the country, statutes of limitations for rape or sexual assault cases .... And there shall not be proof, because the statute of limitations has ...

Dear HuffPo: Here's why we have statutes of limitation - The ...

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Apr 23, 2010 ... There is no Statute of Limitations for murder or treason and I would submit sexual assault is just as life-damaging and heinous a crime.