Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Suits Filed As New York's Window For Old Child Sex Abuse Cases Opens

AP reports on the numerous lawsuits that were filed yesterday as the state's recently enacted Child Victim Act opened for the first time a one-year window for previously time-barred child sex abuse lawsuits. Defendants in various cases include the Catholic Church, Jehovah's Witnesses, Boy Scouts, Jeffrey Epstein, Rockefeller University and various public schools. Meanwhile, WBFO reports that statewide, 45 judges have been designated to hear Child Victim Act cases.