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Sex pest Scientologist forced to pay thousands for harassing his staff

A CHICAGO dentist has agreed to pay $462,500 to settle federal allegations that he violated US discrimination laws by sexually harassing workers and ... had filed a civil lawsuit against James L Orrington in September 2007, alleging he had discriminated ... . The suit also alleged that Orrington violated federal law by requiring workers: To engage [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 18:56:09

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Good Article in the Washington Post

Sexually Based Offender Law Encourages HomelessnessWhen I started working 14 years ago, ... good candidates for housing because of debt or criminal background, but there was nothing ... . But in Columbus, Cincinnati, and Dayton there are no shelters for the sexually based offenders [more...]

Date: 2009-01-02 17:10:00

Cyber Sexual Harassment

Podcast of a radio show featuring fantastic feminist law prof Danielle Citron, plus Latoya Peterson of Racialicious and Jill Filipovic of Feminste, is available here. Danielle’s referenced law review article, Cyber Civil Rights, can be downloaded ... to expect self-correction of this intimidation of vulnerable individuals, the law must respond [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 03:36:24

Flawed justice

Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny. — Edmund Burke When William Hawkins was 28, he was convicted of attempted sexual contact with a 12 year old girl. It is the sort of crime most of us find odious, but Hawkins' crime actually occurred much earlier, when he was 16. Young men often do impulsive and stupid things. Hawkins was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison, served a bit more than 5 months and was released with the proviso that he register as a sex offender for the rest of his life. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-29 15:17:49

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