Prominent French political scientist escapes 'incest' prosecution

Olivier Duhamel, 71, a prominent and influential figure among the Parisian intellectual glitterati leftist elite who was forced to admit sexually abusing his stepson after the latter's sister revealed the assaults in a book, will not be prosecuted because of the French statute of limitations. 

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A well-connected Parisian political scientist who was accused of sexually abusing his stepson in a bombshell book this year will face no charges because the alleged crimes fall outside the statute of limitations, prosecutors said Monday, reports FRANCE 24