3-26-08 - Sex, Crime & Justice 3/26/08 Statute of...

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3/26/08 Statute of Limitations Definition Time allowed to prosecute an offender but once time expires they cannot be charged Why is it important to sex crimes? Reason for creation Memories fade Witnesses disappear Evidence disappears Closure for law enforcement Prosecution Backlog rape kits vs. statute of limitations Running out of time to prosecute John Doe Indictment Definition of an indictment Permission from judge to proceed Prosecutor secret weapon Extends the 5 years SOL if prosecution has a specific and unique DNA profile but no one to match it with Defense attorney Why statute of limitations are needed?
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course CRJ 327 taught by Professor Desire during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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3-26-08 - Sex, Crime & Justice 3/26/08 Statute of...

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