Sex Abuse Survivor Urges Lawmakers To Change State Statues On Child Sex AbuseCross joined Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan in testifying before the Senate Criminal Law Committee's Subcommittee on Statutes of Limitation.
After Hastert, Illinois Pushes For Change To Child Abuse LawThe attorney general for Illinois is calling on state lawmakers to pass legislation removing statutes of limitations for child sex abuse crimes in response to the case against former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert.
Hastert’s Prison Release Date Pushed BackAfter initially predicting the former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives would go free on July 23, 2017, the Federal Bureau of Prisons now apparently expects Hastert to spend a little more time behind bars.
Hastert Lawyer Says Victim's Lawsuit Should Be Thrown OutThe sordid secrets in Dennis Hastert’s past began to fully unravel in March 2015, when federal agents approached one of his alleged victims to find out why Hastert was paying him hundreds of thousands of dollars, documents show.
Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert Reports To Federal PrisonInmate No. 47991-424 – as Hastert will be known – begins serving a 15-month sentence at the federal prison.
Hastert's Fall From Power: He Reports To Prison WednesdayFormer U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert is due to report by Wednesday afternoon to a federal prison in southeastern Minnesota.
Judge Orders Dennis Hastert To Report To Prison By June 22Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has been ordered to report to prison by June 22 to begin serving a 15-month sentence in his hush-money case.
Attorney: Dennis Hastert Won’t Appeal Prison SentenceDennis Hastert does not plan to appeal the 15-month prison sentence handed down in a dramatic court hearing late last month, his lead attorney told the Chicago Sun-Times.
National Wrestling Hall Of Fame Revokes Hastert's AwardsThe National Wrestling Hall of Fame said Monday that it has revoked all honors for Dennis Hastert after the former House speaker was accused of sexually abusing teenagers decades ago.
Madigan Wants To Abolish Statute Of Limitations For Child Sex CrimesIn the wake of former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert’s child sex abuse scandal, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has renewed her call to eliminate the statute of limitations on sex crimes against children.
Judge Allows Hastert Victim's Breach Of Contract Lawsuit To ProceedA day after former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert was sentenced to 15 months in prison for trying to cover up allegations of sex abuse, a Kendall County judge allowed an individual at the center of the case to proceed with a lawsuit seeking the rest of the hush money Hastert had promised him.
Dennis Hastert Sentencing: Read The TranscriptHere is a transcript of statements made at the hearing.