Stories tagged: statute of limitations
Tue., April 25, 2017, 7:05 p.m.
Attempted murder charges can be filed up to 10 years later
Statute of limitations on attempted murder lengthened to 10 years.
Fri., April 19, 2013, midnight
State statute of limitations extended in child abuse cases
OLYMPIA – Virginia Graham’s journey to get justice for victims of child sex abuse isn’t over, but after nearly 10 years of pleading and prodding the Legislature she can take …
Thu., Jan. 31, 2013, midnight
Child rape statute of limitations may be extended
OLYMPIA – Washington may extend the statute of limitations on cases of child rape, making it possible to convict some predators after their victims grow up. But victims of sexual …
Sat., Dec. 29, 2012, midnight
Vestal: Rape law advocate finds change is slow
Virginia Graham didn’t get into politics for the politics. “I’m probably the least political person you’ve ever met,” she said.
Thu., Feb. 10, 2011, midnight
House bill would end statute of limitation on rape of child by adult
OLYMPIA – Spokane City Councilwoman Nancy McLaughlin was among victims of child sexual abuse urging the Legislature on Wednesday to drop the statute of limitations that they say shields pedophiles …
Wed., Feb. 9, 2011, 7:45 p.m.
Nancy McLaughlin recounts abuse during House testimony
OLYMPIA – Spokane City Councilwoman Nancy McLaughlin was among victims of child sexual abuse urging the Legislature Wednesday to drop the statute of limitations that they say shields pedophiles from …