Sexual Harassment Law Blog


Sexual Harassment Is Part of Working in a Kitchen. "Get Used to It!"

Sexual Harassment Is Part of Working in a Kitchen. "Get Used to It!"

Lawsuit Claims Rape Culture at TopGolf USA “Sexual harassment is part of working in a kitchen. Get used to it.” Ciara Williams says that is what she was told when she complained to her supervisor about sexual harassment at her workplace. Williams and three other women claim they were...

BottleRock Festival Goer Sues for Sexual Assault

BottleRock Festival Goer Sues for Sexual Assault

Concerts in California may be on hold because of COVID-19 gathering restrictions but health officials believe things will return to normal by late summer. That doesn’t mean the courts are closed, however, and this month a woman sued the promoter of Napa Valley’s BottleRock and the...

Sexually Assaulted at a Concert – What Should You Do?

Sexually Assaulted at a Concert – What Should You Do?

Can I Sue if I Was Sexually Assaulted at a Concert? Sexual assaults are the dirty secret of concerts and festivals. While most assaults are limited to unwanted groping, the prevalence of these assaults is far higher than most people realize. Promoters and venues need to do more to protect guests....


Harvey Weinstein Handed Virtual Life Sentence

Harvey Weinstein Handed Virtual Life Sentence

Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein received a sentence of 23 years in prison on March 11 for sexually assaulting two women in New York. At age 67, that is tantamount to a virtual life sentence for Weinstein, who will be 90 if he serves the full term.
He is still facing additional sexual...

The Verdict Is In on Harvey Weinstein

The Verdict Is In on Harvey Weinstein

Movie producer Harvey Weinstein, 69, the man whose abhorrent behavior helped launch the #MeToo movement, had his day in court this week. A New York City jury found Weinstein guilty on two counts out of five counts, but he escaped conviction on the most serious charges.
Still, he will go to...


Harvey Weinstein Reaches $25 Million Deal with Accusers

Harvey Weinstein Reaches $25 Million Deal with Accusers

The name Harvey Weinstein, once synonymous with quality movie-making, is now more associated with the term “sexual predator.” More than 30 actresses and former employees will share in a tentative $25 million settlement between Weinstein and the board of his bankrupt film company, The...

“Survivor” Faces Sexual Harassment Controversy

“Survivor” Faces Sexual Harassment Controversy

Survivor, the show that places strangers in a real-life situation in which they must provide themselves with food, shelter, and fire at a remote location, is now in its 19th season on U.S. television. The European version has been around even longer. Players are divided into various...

Anita Hill Leads Hollywood Commission on Sexual Harassment

Anita Hill Leads Hollywood Commission on Sexual Harassment

The MeToo movement revealed the pervasiveness of sexual harassment in the entertainment industry. Nearly 30 years ago, lawyer and academic Anita Hill accused Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment when both worked at the EEOC.
Thomas was confirmed by the Senate and still...