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D.C. Councilwoman Mary Cheh seeks ban on time limits for sex-crime prosecutions

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Anxious about the prospect of rushing abuse victims into the justice system, a D.C. councilwoman is poised to introduce sweeping legislation Tuesday that would eliminate the District's statute of limitations for dozens of sex crimes. The proposal from Ward 3 Councilwoman Mary Cheh would significantly broaden the ability and authority of prosecutors to target suspects. "People may need more time...

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