Sexual Harassment News: Survivor Testifies In Favor Of Bill That Would Lift Civil Statute Of Limitations On Child Sex Crimes, Former U.S. Cardinal McCarrick Seeks To Dismiss Sexual Abuse Case, Ghislaine Maxwell Bid To Overturn Sex-Trafficking Conviction

Survivor testifies in favor of bill that would lift civil statute of limitations on child sex crimes


House Bill 1618 would eliminate the current three-year statute of limitations on filing for civil damages related to childhood sexual abuse, nonsexual physical abuse committed concurrently with childhood sexual abuse, or sexual abuse that continues into adulthood if the sexual abuse is part of a pattern of childhood sexual abuse. read more »

Former U.S. Cardinal McCarrick seeks to dismiss sexual abuse case, citing dementia


Lawyers for former Roman Catholic Cardinal Theodore McCarrick on Monday asked a Massachusetts judge to dismiss a criminal case charging him with molesting a 16-year-old boy in 1974, saying the 92-year-old is not mentally competent to face trial due to dementia. read more »

Ghislaine Maxwell faces hard road in bid to overturn sex-trafficking conviction


When Ghislaine Maxwell’s legal team appealed her December 2021 conviction for helping Jeffrey Epstein sexually abuse teenage girls, her new lead attorney largely reiterated complaints she had long made about the high-criminal proceedings. read more »