Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Statute of limitations

Statute of Limitations Hinders Sexual Abuse Cases
Tools0 CommentsEmail this articleFacebookDiggPrint this article By Ryan Simms Story Published: Mar 28, 2011 at 6:21 PM PDT
YAKIMA -- KIMA is following up on the massive sexual abuse settlement involving the Jesuit society.

Multimedia Watch The Video Many of you wondered why father John Morse, accused of molesting 38 people, hasn't faced any charges.

We learned the statute of limitations expired on all the cases against him.

Lawyers say it's a problem that happens all too often in sexual abuse cases.

KIMA learned there is a bill in Olympia that would do away with the statute of limitations for sexual abuse cases.

It's currently being heard in a house committee.

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