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Md. law restricts abuse lawsuits

Apr 01, 2019 - The Washington Post

2017 provision sought by church

Statute grants reprieve from decades-old cases

Two years ago, Maryland lawmakers made it easier for adults sexually abused as children to sue institutions that harbored predators.

They may have also irreversibly granted some immunity to the Catholic Church.

A provision tucked into a 2017 law now stands in the way of Maryland joining a nationwide effort to bring justice to victims who come to terms with childhood abuse when they reach middl...