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Ruling means compensation fight can be launched - Luton Today

Written by Tracey Emmott on 04 Feb 2008

A dramatic ruling in the House of Lords last week means a Luton lawyer can now fight for compensation for two women who were abused as young girls. Law lords decided courts should be able to use their own discretion to extend a six-year time limit on making a claim.

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Lotto rapist ruling clears way for claims - The Guardian

Written by Tracey Emmott on 04 Feb 2008

Hertfordshire women win a landmark victory in Britain's highest court, opening the way for thousands of other victims of sexual assault to claim compensation.

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