Legislature unanimously approves LB 300

The Nebraska Legislature has approved a bill that changes the statute of limitations for civil penalties for sexual assault of a child.  From the Associated Press, via the Grand Island Independent: Lawmakers voted 46-0 Wednesday to approve a measure that removes a statute of limitations on civil lawsuits for childhood sexual assault. Current law requiresContinue reading “Legislature unanimously approves LB 300”

Why we still need statute of limitations for rape

Writing at Reason.com, Elizabeth Nolan Brown explains why the recent push to eliminate the statute of limitations on sexual assault cases is not such a good idea. Since the start of 2017, legislatures in Minnesota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Washington state, and Washington, D.C. have considered bills that would drastically expand or outright end the statute ofContinue reading “Why we still need statute of limitations for rape”