WASHINGTON -- The First Humanics nursing home bond case last week became the latest victim of the Supreme Court's recent decision to limit the time investors have to bring federal fraud cases.

Judge Carl Rubin of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio granted a motion by developer Lee F. Sutliffe and and other defendants in the $80 million lawsuit to dismiss most of the federal claims on the grounds that they were filed more than three years after the fraud alleged by bondholders occurred.

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