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They Were Sexually Abused Long Ago as Children. Now They Can Sue in N.Y.

2020-08-10T12:17:08-04:00January 29th, 2019|Child Victims Act News|

ALBANY — For more than a decade, victims of childhood sexual abuse in New York have asked lawmakers here for the chance to seek justice — only to be blocked by powerful interests including insurance companies, private schools and leaders from the Roman Catholic Church and Orthodox Jewish communities.

State Lawmakers Expected to Pass Child Victims Act on Monday

2020-08-10T12:16:49-04:00January 27th, 2019|Child Victims Act News|

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has said the Child Victims Act is a priority on his legislative agenda this year, and with Democrats controlling the State Senate, it's expected to be signed into law as soon as Monday. "I think for prior victims it's very important because the average victim doesn't

Supporters of Child Victims Act confident bill will pass in 2019

2020-08-10T12:15:56-04:00January 21st, 2019|Child Victims Act News|

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Supporters of the Child Victims Act are celebrating what they believe will be final passage of the bill meant to provide justice for victims of sexual abuse. Gary Greenberg, the driving force behind the Child Victims Act, says New York State needs to eliminate the

Child Victims Act: Here’s how it could let survivors seek justice in New York

2020-08-10T12:15:33-04:00January 21st, 2019|Child Victims Act News|

New York is closer than ever before to giving victims of child sexual abuse a chance to sue their attackers and the institutions that harbored them, no matter how long ago the abuse occurred. Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Democrats who lead the Senate and Assembly have all vowed to

Child Victims Act getting a hard second look amid concerns

2020-08-10T12:15:09-04:00January 21st, 2019|Child Victims Act News|

Just as a bill to empower victims of child sexual assault appeared ready for quick passage under the new Democratic majority in the State Senate, the measure is getting a hard second look even by its supporters. The Assembly's Democratic majority easily passed the Child Victims Act for the

What the Child Victims Act could mean for NY sex abuse investigations | pressconnects.com

2020-08-10T12:17:50-04:00January 21st, 2019|Child Victims Act News|

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has listed among his priorities in 2019 passing the Child Victims Act, legislation that would widen the timetable for child sex abuse victims to press charges, a bill that has been kicked around in Albany for over a decade. Senate Democrats, who will take over control of their chamber

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