Sexual Harassment Law Blog


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...

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...


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...

TV Exec Takes Sexual Harassment to New Lows

TV Exec Takes Sexual Harassment to New Lows

As trial lawyers, we have seen it all. At least I thought so until this case. If ever there was a “worst boss” contest, billionaire Alkiviades “Alki” David would probably be the winner. If half of what a former employee says is true, David takes sexual harassment to a new...