Sexual Harassment Law Blog


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...

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...

When Doctors Sexually Assault Their Patients

When Doctors Sexually Assault Their Patients

NJ Doctor License Suspended for Sex Abuse Charges When you examine the disciplinary records from state boards of medicine, doctors are rarely punished for sexually abusing their patients. The numbers suggest the medical profession has few problems with predatory doctors. Patients often tell a very...

Essential Criteria for Selecting the Best Sexual Harassment Lawyer

Essential Criteria for Selecting the Best Sexual Harassment Lawyer

Selecting a sexual harassment lawyer could be the single most important decision you make. The right lawyer can mean the difference between a successful claim for financial compensation and the loss of your chances for recovery. Even more importantly, having the right lawyer to guide you through...

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...

Sexual Harassment by Customers – Can I Sue My Employer?

Sexual Harassment by Customers – Can I Sue My Employer?

We all know that sexual harassment is illegal in the workplace. Many of think that the perpetrators are bosses or co-workers. If you work in the service industry, however, you probably also think of customers. Workers dependent on tip income are especially vulnerable to harassment.
Can you...

VA Mired In Sexual Harassment Dispute

VA Mired In Sexual Harassment Dispute

[Post updated May 2020] A big shakeup at the Department of Veterans Affairs has many wondering what is going on. Just five months after being named to his post, Veterans Affairs Deputy Secretary James Byrne, 55, has left the agency. His boss, Secretary Robert Wilkie, is under investigation by the...

Were You Sexually Assaulted as a Child in California?

Were You Sexually Assaulted as a Child in California?

New California Law Offers One Time “Lookback” for Minors Who Were the Victims of Rape, Incest, Sexual Assault or Abuse
Until January 2020, minors who were victims of sexual assault in California had a very limited window in which to file lawsuits against their abusers. Under the...

Teacher Rapes Two Students – Oklahoma Rape Laws Post

Teacher Rapes Two Students – Oklahoma Rape Laws Post

A junior high school English teacher and coach in Sallisaw, Oklahoma was charged with rape. Twenty nine year old Brandy Lynn Foreman was arrested after Sequoyah County Sheriff’s Office deputies determined they had probable cause to charge with having sex with two teenage...