In the 2006 case of State v. Skakel, the Connecticut Supreme Court held that amendments to criminal statutes of limitations are presumptively retroactive subject to ex post facto limitations; however, criminal statutes of limitations do not apply retroactively when the legislature has clearly expressed its intent that the statute apply prospectively only, as in the 2002 amendment to C.G.S. §54-193a.
State v. Brundage
Connecticut Appellate Court
September 17, 2012
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