Steven Seagal is not being charged with allegations of alleged sexual assault in 2002.
The Los Angeles District Attorney's Office said it had issued a "declension," meaning that Seagal would not be prosecuted for the 2002 incident.
The action movie star, 66, was repeatedly the subject of Complaints about sexual misconduct, including the allegations of Jenny McCarthy and Portia de Rossi.
A worksheet for the assessment of district attorneys was that an investigation did not produce evidence of the standards of a statute of limitations. "Therefore, the case is rejected because of the expiry of the limitation period," he concludes.
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The prosecutor failed to mention the complainant Attorney Lisa Bloom said the affair related to her client, former model Faviola Dadis. Dadis says Seagal had her leave during a casting in 2002 when she was 17 years old.
In September, Seagal was spared criminal charges for another sexual assault charge allegedly committed in 1993, with the prosecutor also citing the statute of limitations. This decision was based on a complaint made by another Bloom customer, Regina Simons, claiming that Seagal raped her. Simons and Dadis had earlier made allegations against Seagal.
The district attorney, who confirmed in January that he is dealing with these two complaints, said that he initiated a second investigation into Seagal in August, although he did not. Whether this was with Dadis, Simons, or a third person is clear.
Bloom made a statement on Friday (Saturday, NZT) acknowledging that the recent ruling is related to Dadis complaint. She complained about the inadequate statute of limitations regarding sexual assault, especially with regard to evidence requirements, but owed the prosecutor's efforts.
"The sole reason for the refusal is the statute of limitations, and California law requires the victim to have independent evidence in this situation (display of sexual assault of children beyond the age of 21) that makes their claims clear and independent confirm, "she wrote. "We treasure the prosecutor's office's scrutiny of this case, and his hands are bound by this unfair law that prohibits the door of the courthouse even for young women like my client Faviola Dadis, who is extremely credible."
Blooms statement arguing The law suspects the victims are lying because of the high standards of proof it sets, and said the law "does not acknowledge that few minors are emotionally prepared to find justice against their rapists until Instead, it offers the rapists a "disembarkation" jail free "card if they simply adhere to an arbitrary deadline."
Bloom praised Dadis and Simons for having "spoken so boldly about their fearsome experiences with Steven Seagal to have. I hope others will be inspired by their courage as I am and do not be put off by this setback.
USA Today has contacted a Seagal representative.
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