18 U.S.C. § 2255 : US Code - Section 2255: Civil remedy for personal injuries
Search 18 U.S.C. § 2255 : US Code - Section 2255: Civil remedy for personal injuries
(a) Any minor who is a victim of a violation of section 2241(c),
2242, 2243, 2251, 2251A, 2252, 2252A, 2260, 2421, 2422, or 2423 of
this title and who suffers personal injury as a result of such
violation may sue in any appropriate United States District Court
and shall recover the actual damages such minor sustains and the
cost of the suit, including a reasonable attorney's fee. Any minor
as described in the preceding sentence shall be deemed to have
sustained damages of no less than $50,000 in value.
(b) Any action commenced under this section shall be barred
unless the complaint is filed within six years after the right of
action first accrues or in the case of a person under a legal
disability, not later than three years after the disability.
Sexual exploitation and other abuse of children
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