Sex-Assault Accusers Turn to Defamation Lawsuits in #MeToo Era

As more women come forward claiming to be victims of sexual abuse, many face an obstacle for seeking legal recourse: Too much time has passed for them to file a civil assault lawsuit. But some have sought a measure of justice by bringing defamation complaints against their alleged attackers.

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Judge Tosses Federal Case Against Bundys, Bars Retrial

A Nevada federal judge on Monday permanently tossed the case against Cliven Bundy and his sons over their 2014 armed standoff against the government, while in Oregon the attorney who won son Ammon Bundy’s acquittal in the case over the 2016 occupation of a wildlife refuge outmaneuvered efforts to keep him from practicing law.

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