Per the Columbus Dispatch today, a baseball player for the Gwinette Braves, an affiliate of the Atlanta Braves, was charged with kidnapping and raping a woman at a Columbus hotel. The player was in Columbus to play in a game against the Columbus Clippers. The woman reported went to a hotel voluntarily but did not…

In the matter of Simpkins v. Delaware Grace Brethren Church, Ohio Supreme Court Case No. 2014-1953, the Court has agreed to review the constitutionality of an Ohio law which limits the rights of child rape victims while protecting the rights of many sexual predators and those who cover up their misconduct. Current Ohio law limits…

The Ohio Supreme Court recently held that children sexually assaulted at state agencies have a 12 year statute of limitations, rather than 2, to file suit. The Court ruled in favor of a 14 year old child who alleged that she was sexually abused at the Scioto Juvenile Correctional Facility in Delaware, Ohio. A general…

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