Democratic Senator Grills Marine Corps Commandant Over Nude Photo Scandal
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand demanded accountability from General Neller over the nude photo scandal in a powerful speech.
Crawford v. Nashville
Crawford v. Metropolitan Government of Nashville, 555 U.S. ___ (2009), is a United States Supreme Court case in which the Court unanimously ruled that Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act protects a...
Oncale v. Sundowner Offshore Services
Oncale v. Sundowner Offshore Services, 523 U.S. 75 (1998), was a decision of the Supreme Court of the United States. The case arose out of a suit for sex discrimination by a male oil-rig worker, ...
Jenson v. Eveleth Taconite Co.
Lois E. Jenson v. Eveleth Taconite Co. was the first class-action sexual harassment lawsuit in the United States. It was filed in 1988 on behalf of Lois Jenson and other female workers at the EVTAC m...
North Country (film)
North Country is a 2005 American drama film directed by Niki Caro. The screenplay by Michael Seitzman was inspired by the 2002 book Class Action: The Story of Lois Jenson and the Landmark Case That C...
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Sexual harassment in education in the United States
Sexual harassment in education in the United States is an unwelcome behavior of a sexual nature that interferes with an American student’s ability to learn, study, work or participate in school activi...
Sandy Gallin
Sandy Gallin (born 1940) is a producer and talent manager, winner of an Emmy Award.
Gallin was born in 1940 in New York, the son of middle class Jewish parents. He started in the mailroom of Gener...
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Fitzgerald v. Barnstable School Committee
Fitzgerald v. Barnstable School Committee, 555 U.S. 246 (2009), is a case in which the United States Supreme Court held that parents could sue a school committee under grounds of the Equal Protection ...
Meritor Savings Bank v. Vinson
Meritor Savings Bank v. Vinson, 477 U.S. 57 (1986), marked the United States Supreme Court's recognition of certain forms of sexual harassment as a violation of Civil Rights Act of 1964 Title VII, and...
Offer and acceptance
Offer and acceptance are elements required for the formation of a legally binding contract: the expression of an offer to contract on certain terms by one person (the "offeror") to another person (the...
Blakey v. Continental Airlines
Blakey v. Continental Airlines, 992 F.Supp. 731 (D.N.J. 1998) and 164 N.J. 38 (2000), is a case concerning whether an employer must be held liable for harassment that can potentially occur on internal...
War Zone (film)
War Zone is a 1998 documentary about street harassment, written and directed by Maggie Hadleigh-West.
Hadleigh-West turns her camera on men throughout the United States, asking them why they whis...
Hostile environment sexual harassment
In employment law, hostile environment sexual harassment refers to a situation where employees in a workplace are subject to a pattern of exposure to unwanted sexual behavior from persons other than a...
Charol Shakeshaft
Charol Shakeshaft is an educational researcher noted for her studies on sexual abuse of students by school staff. She co-authored a four-year study on sexual abuse at school, which first appeared in M...
Calculus of negligence
In the United States, the calculus of negligence, or Hand rule or Hand formula, is a term coined by Judge Learned Hand and describes a process for determining whether a legal duty of care has been bre...
Negligence per se
Negligence per se is the legal doctrine whereby an act is considered negligent because it violates a statute (or regulation).
In order to prove negligence per se, the plaintiff usually must show t...
Reasonable person
In law, a reasonable person (historically reasonable man) is a composite of a relevant community's judgment as to how a typical member of said community should behave in situations that might pose a t...
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Alexander v. Yale
Alexander v. Yale (1980) was the first use of Title IX in charges of sexual harassment against an educational institution. It further established that sexual harassment of female students could be co...