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Maryland’s landmark Child Victims Act faces first known constitutional challenge, from Archdiocese of Washington

November 15, 2023

Maryland’s landmark law allowing people sexually abused as children to sue those responsible, no matter how much time has passed, faces its first known constitutional challenge, from the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington. While widely anticipated, the legal challenge filed this month opens the door to prolonged appellate proceedings debating the constitutionality of the law known as the Child Victims Act, which took effect Oct. 1.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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