February 4, 2020
Anna Staver, Randy Ludlow
As the Ohio House prepares to resume hearings on a bill to allow victims of deceased Ohio State University doctor Richard Strauss to sue the university, its fate remains unclear.
However, minority Democrats and the Republican governor are asking whether it’s time to end a separate statute of limitations on filing criminal charges in sexual assault cases.
House Bill 249 would suspend Ohio’s statute of limitations for civil cases stemming from sexual assaults, but only for Strauss’ victims.
Gov. Mike DeWine is leery of the legal concept of