May 1, 2016

Excellent opinion piece on ending statute of limitations on sexual assault and molestation charges


  1. One issue is that such a change will have to be prospective in nature as such a change in the law cannot revive those cases where the SOL has already expired. That issue was dealt with in Stogner v. California over a decade ago where the Supreme Court ruled that the legislature cannot revive expired SOLs.

  2. It should be like murder. No statute of limitations.