January 14, 2006

Summary Box: Abuse victims turn to Legislature for help

MICHIGAN
MLive

1/14/2006, 8:02 a.m. ET
The Associated Press

(AP) LEGAL ROADBLOCK: Michigan courts say alleged victims of long-ago sexual abuse can't file civil lawsuits against alleged molesters because of the statute of limitations. Now, they can sue for just a year after turning 18.

NEW LAW: Victims want the Legislature to open up a two-year window during which they could sue.

Posted by kshaw at January 14, 2006 08:23 AM