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Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2009
When a Wisconsin newspaper is looking for a sleazy, tabloid headline, it’s hard to top “Girl, 13, Accused of Killing Man After Fight Over Milk.” Talk about a media bonanza. You have a 13-year-old “Bad Seed,” the same sort of evil, subhuman child who recently terrified audiences and appalled adoption...
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008

Window of opportunity stirs controversy

The age 35 is an important one for those who were victims of sexual assault as a child. That’s the age when they are barred from having their case heard in civil court in Wisconsin. But a new bill being debated in the state Legislature would remove that age limit— and also allow those who were currently barred from bringing charges a three-year window of opportunity to do so.