Justin Fairfax, legal action against the Prosecutor, such as the limitation period expires

in the vicinityvideo Virginia Lieutenant Gov. Justin Fairfax resigns from the law firm

After two women accused Fairfax of sexual assault, the employed external consultants to investigate his tenure, the detection behavior no evidence of misconduct while he was busy.

Virginia Lieutenant Gov. Justin Fairfax is planning to take legal action against the women accused him of sexual assault, and argues that the allegations that were made, “nothing more” than to smear his reputation and political career, Fox News has learned.

It is not clear, to take what kind of action the Fairfax plans, or if details of the plans emerge. Its spokesperson suggested that it could be anywhere months of the next few weeks, the next couple.


The step comes just a few days after the limitation of its first Prosecutor, Dr. Vanessa Tyson, expired. Tyson Fairfax, was accused of forcing her to have oral sex on July 28, 2004, during the Democratic National Convention in Boston. The Statute of limitations for an alleged rape for 15 years in Massachusetts. It has expired on Sunday.

Tyson has a criminal complaint against Fairfax, a Democrat. His team is claiming “their accusations were all smeared over nothing to waste as the Lieutenant Governor Fairfax view, and try to harm his family and his political and professional career.”

But Tyson has maintained, in graphic detail, that she was raped. Earlier this year, she said in a statement: “it is very clear that I do not want to engage in oral sex with Mr. Fairfax and I had never been to him any form of consent. Quite to the contrary.”

Meredith Watson, a former classmate of Fairfax at Duke University, the accused also him of sexual assault, but not criminal charges. There is no Statute of limitations in North Carolina.

Fairfax has vehemently denied the accusations.

“The Lieutenant Governor is looking forward to holding parties legally responsible for the enormous damage caused by their defamatory actions,” Fairfax spokeswoman told Fox News.

Fairfax previously for a law enforcement investigation of the allegations. Last month, his lawyer’s letters to the Prosecutor’s office in Boston and Durham, N. C., requesting they investigate—they claimed that it would be justified.


Tyson, a professor at Scripps College, was planned to have two classes to teach in the coming winter semester. However, the school, the student newspaper reported that students enrolled for classes will receive an E-Mail that inform this week that Tyson is no longer teaching, and instead re-assigned to associate professor.

Tyson’s legal team did not immediately respond to Fox News’ request for comment.

The allegations against Fairfax came in the midst of a political fire storm in Virginia at the beginning of this year. In February, photos of Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam emerged from his medical school Yearbook, showing someone in blackface next to someone wearing a Klu-Klux-Klan-costume. Democrats and Republicans alike, had prompted Northam’s resignation, but the Governor refused and claims he was in the photo. Fairfax, the next would have been in the series, to follow him.

In the time, Virginia attorney General Mark Herring, the next in line of succession, also admitted that he said moved blackface during a college party in 1980, he was wearing brown makeup and a wig, the look like a black rapper during a party at the University of Virginia. Herring said he took “full responsibility” for his behavior.

But in the last month, Fairfax said that the charges actually raised his profile and said he was now “seriously” about a run for Governor in the year 2021.

Between April 1 and June 30, Fairfax ‘ s political action committee “Together We Rise”, raised $60,767 compared with $3,178 he raised between Jan. 1 and 31. March—during the heat of the scandal.

Earlier this month, Fairfax resigned from the law firm of Morrison & Foerster, after the allegations appeared on leave in February. The company said it had conducted an internal investigation in Fairfax and found no evidence of misconduct during his employment.


“Justin, fully cooperated in the investigation,” a company spokesman said in a statement to Fox News. “… With the completion of our investigation, Justin leave of absence is terminated. Justin has informed us, however, that he has decided to leave the firm, and we respect this decision.”

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