Emma Hetherington

Emma Hetherington is a clinical associate professor at the University of Georgia School of Law and director of the Wilbanks Child Endangerment and Sexual Exploitation Clinic.


State Courts Diverge on Allowing Civil Claims for Child Sexual Abuse Outside Statute of Limitations

Due process challenges by schools and churches to laws reviving civil child sexual abuse claims are pending before the North Carolina and Kentucky supreme courts.

Reforms Making It Easier to Sue Child Abusers Are Running into Due Process Concerns

The Colorado Supreme Court is the latest to consider whether retroactive extensions of statutes of limitations on child sexual abuse claims violate the state constitution.

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