TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Amelia Ferrell Knisely on Mar 4, 2016

NPR reports a growing number of states are changing their statutes of limitations to allow sexual assault cases to be prosecuted years after the incident. The changes are aimed at benefitting victims who may need time to recover from trauma. "Every single state has an interest in making sure that individuals who are predatory are taken off the street and if that means someone speaking out later, that's something we should be supporting," said Laura Dunn, attorney and founder of advocacy group SurvJustice.