Sexual Harassment Law Blog


Dartmouth College Reaches $14 Million Sexual Harassment Settlement

Dartmouth College Reaches $14 Million Sexual Harassment Settlement

This month, Dartmouth College announced it had reached a settlement with nine women who had sued the college the previous fall for sexual misconduct by three former sciences professors. President Phil Hanlon announced the $14 million settlement in an email statement. The plaintiffs, who had...


Nearly 25 Percent of VA Employees Subjected to Sexual Harassment

Nearly 25 Percent of VA Employees Subjected to Sexual Harassment

Just under one-quarter of VA employees have experienced sexual harassment while on the job between 2014 and 2016. One-third of all VA employees saw evidence of sexual harassment. On average, 14 percent of federal employees in other agencies reported sexual harassment during that time period....

15 Female Former Redskins Employees Allege Sexual Harassment

15 Female Former Redskins Employees Allege Sexual Harassment

Things have not been going well for the Washington Redskins these days. Long under pressure to change a name that many find offensive, team owner Daniel Snyder finally acquiesced. Now, 15 former female employees are alleging widespread sexual harassment and verbal abuse. Top executives did not just...

Spike in NYC School Sexual Assaults

Spike in NYC School Sexual Assaults

Going to school shouldn’t be dangerous. We know that in gun violence is so bad in Chicago that cops in certain neighborhoods must set up safe corridors to ensure kids can walk and to and from school without getting shot. In New York City the big danger appears to be students getting sexually...

Rochester Univ Pays $9.4 Million in Sex Harass Case

Rochester Univ Pays $9.4 Million in Sex Harass Case

The University of Rochester is paying 9 former students and professors $9.4 million to settle claims of sexual harassment in the school’s brain and cognitive sciences department. The settlement resolves a lawsuit filed in 2017. That year students and faculty claimed misconduct by Professor...


When Kings Fall – Indiana AG Suspended for Inappropriate Touching

When Kings Fall – Indiana AG Suspended for Inappropriate Touching

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill is the state’s top law enforcement officer. His job is to “protect the rights, freedoms, and safety” of everyone in the state. As Curtis Hill just found out, however, even he is not above the law. This week the Indiana Supreme Court suspended...

Is My Landlord Be Liable a Sexual Assaults on the Premises?

Is My Landlord Be Liable a Sexual Assaults on the Premises?

Each day hundreds of people become victims of sexual assault. Rapes and other sex crimes can occur anywhere. At home, in a car, at college or in alley. If the victim comes forward and the police catch the offender, there is a good chance that the offender goes to prison. Although that may give some...

Lawsuits Allege US Swim Team Coaches Abused Teens and Got Them Pregnant

Lawsuits Allege US Swim Team Coaches Abused Teens and Got Them Pregnant

The former athletes are in their 40s and 50s now, but the years spent in top swimming competitions still affects them. Not necessarily so much the swimming per se, but the sexual abuse they suffered as girls at the hands of well-known U.S. swim team coaches. Six women filed lawsuits against USA...