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Law Erasing Statutes of Limitations Nixed

2012/12/12  Author:gicomp   Mood: sunny  Wednesday (15:55)

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The Court Thursday that the government cannot retroactively erase statutes of limitations, a defeat for prosecutors trying to pursue priests accused of long-ago sex abuse.

On a 5-4 vote, the justices struck down a California law that allowed prosecutions for old sex crimes. It was challenged by a 72-year-old man accused nike free of molesting his daughters when they were children.

Critics argue that it's unfair to change the rules after witnesses are dead and evidence lost. Supporters of deadline changes, including the Psychological Association (

Statutes of limitations vary by state and by crime, in some instances as short as Nike Free Run 3 one year for minor wrongdoing to no limit for murder.

Some states have extended their deadlines for filing charges in sex crimes, but California took the exceptional step of retroactively changing the time limit. Charges must be filed within one year after the victims file a police http://www.nikefreeshoenz.com/ report.

"We believe that this retroactive application of a later-enacted law in unfair, Breyer wrote.

Stogner, a retired paper plant worker and veteran of the Korean War, was prosecuted in 2001 for molestation that began almost 50 years ago. Police were told of the allegations while investigating molestation claims against his sons.

His daughters said that he began molesting them when they were under age five and the abuse went on for years. One daughter said she became pregnant when she was 16, at a time she was being molested by her dad and brother.

The case gave the cheap nike free src="http://www.nikefreeshoenz.com/images/NIKEFREE/Mesh-Surface-Nike-Free-3.0-V2-Shoes-for-Lover-Black-Red.jpg" alt="Law Erasing Statutes of Limitations Nixed" /> court its first opportunity to say whether states can retroactively nullify criminal statutes of limitations.

In a dissent, Justice Anthony Kennedy said that California should be allowed to punish "serious sex offenses" against children. He was joined by Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist and Justices Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas.

The Bush administration had argued that a ruling against California would threaten the Patriot Act (

"No law like this has been upheld in the more than 200 years of our Republic, said Jeffrey Fisher, who supported Stogner in the case on behalf of the Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (

Since the Roman Catholic Church became embroiled in a sex abuse scandal last year, more than 300 priests either resigned or retired because of allegations of wrongdoing.

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