Statute Of Limitations

St. John's Abbey Leader Steps Down After Sex Abuse AllegationSt. John's Abbey Church stands unchanged on the campus of St. John's University. But within the walls, there is a shift in leadership. Father Tom Andert -- the monastery's prior, or second in command -- stepped aside for now following accusations he molested a former student.
Good Question: Why Do We Have Statutes Of Limitations?Reality TV star Josh Duggar has apologized for what he called "wrongdoing" in response to reports he molested five girls starting in 2002. Authorities have reportedly said he can't be prosecuted because the statute of limitations has run out.
Priest Sex Abuse Victim Settles With ArchdioceseA victim of clergy sex abuse spoke out Wednesday after settling his case with the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. The case involved Father Thomas Stitts, who was working at St. Leo's Catholic Church in St. Paul when the alleged abuse occurred.
Victims Of Child Abuse Fight To Change MN's Statute Of LimitationsVictims of child sexual abuse were at the state capitol Thursday, fighting to change a Minnesota law that would allow survivors more time to take civil action.
GOP Seeks Business-Backed Changes To Legal SystemRepublicans at the Legislature want to shorten the statute of limitations for filing civil lawsuits and make other business-backed changes to Minnesota's civil justice system.