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Limits on Prosecution

Penney Lewis

in Delayed Prosecution for Childhood Sexual Abuse

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199282289
eISBN:
9780191705441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282289.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The law in some jurisdictions contains provisions which limit the state's ability to prosecute cases of childhood sexual abuse which have been reported after a delay. Such limits may be statutory, in ... More


Judicial Delays: Matter Is in the Court, Incompetence Is the Main Reason

Sudhanshu Ranjan

in Justice versus Judiciary: Justice Enthroned or Entangled in India?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199490493
eISBN:
9780199096275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199490493.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Judicial delays garrote justice. A civil case filed in Calcutta (now Kolkata) in 1833 is still hanging fire. India has the record of having witnessed a longest contested lawsuit according to the ... More


Growing Pains, Constitutional Questions, and Bankruptcy, 1976–1980

James M. Denham

in Fifty Years of Justice: A History of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060491
eISBN:
9780813050638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060491.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter covers the dramatic growth the Middle District’s case load from 1976 to 1980. The increasing need for more judges and facilities to handle the growth is covered. In 1976 and 1979 ... More


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