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Suspending abuse statutes of limitation

Why, yes, now that you mention it, the legislation to accomplish that did happen to be drafted by trial lawyers who had a big financial stake in the result. You mean there's something wrong with that?

[Larry] Drivon and Jeff Anderson, a Minnesota attorney who handles abuse cases nationwide, helped draft a California bill that won unanimous approval abolishing the state's time limits on civil sex abuse lawsuits for one year. That measure prompted hundreds of new claims, while serving as a model for legislation in Ohio, Colorado, Maryland, Delaware and elsewhere.

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Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy

Manhattan Institute


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