Ruling sets back prosecution of rape

Statute of limitations applies for cases from 1986-2006, court tells Pentagon

Posted: February 25, 2018 at 3:26 a.m.
Updated: February 25, 2018 at 3:26 a.m.

A ruling by a U.S. military appeals court jeopardizes the Pentagon's ability to prosecute sexual assaults committed before 2006, just as more people are coming forward with years-old allegations as part of the #MeToo movement.

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