statue of limitations vs statute of limitations : Common Errors in English

About statue of limitations vs statute of limitations

What would a statue of limitations look like? A cop stopping traffic? The Venus de Milo? Her missing arms would definitely limit her ability to scratch what itches. The legal phrase limiting the period after which an offense can no longer be prosecuted is the statute (law) of limitations.

statute of limitations Meaning(s)

  • (n) a statute prescribing the time period during which legal action can be taken

statue of limitations in News

  • Eliminating the Statue of Limitations for Rape?

    Democratic State Senators Nina Turner and Capri Cafaro made the motion for the Senate to eliminate the 20-year statue of limitations in regards to crimes of rape and sexual battery.
    on August 7, 2013 Source: Your Hometown Lima Stations

statute of limitations in News

  • Rape kit indictment: George Woods

    Cuyahoga County prosecutors and investigators are revisiting decades-old unsolved rape cases, using DNA evidence to connect serial rapes, tracking down victims and sending cases to grand juries for indictment — often racing against a 20-year statute of limitations.The effort stems...
    on June 14, 2013 Source: The Sun Press

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