New Maryland law lifts civil statute of limitations for all child sex abuse claims

A new law in Maryland that lifts the statute of limitations on civil lawsuits in child sexual abuse cases went into effect Sunday. In response, lawsuits representing more than 400 plaintiffs are being filed against the state over alleged child sex crimes that took place over decades in the state’s juvenile justice system. CBS News’ Adriana Diaz reports.

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