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  • K-12 Schools Behind Colleges in Handling Sexual Assault Claims
    K-12 Schools Behind Colleges in Handling Sexual Assault Claims

    By: Allan M. Siegel The #MeToo era has been shaped by years of important legal victories, advocacy, and increasing awareness – from the spotlight which shone upon Clinton v. Jones (a case handled by ...

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  • Judicial Vacancies Slowing Justice in DC Courts, Local Judges Say
    Judicial Vacancies Slowing Justice in DC Courts, Local Judges Say

    By: Allan M. Siegel An “unprecedented” number of judicial vacancies in DC courts is taking a toll on judges and claimants who seek timely administration of justice and accountability in civil ...

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  • Los Angeles Archdiocese Agrees to $8M Settlement Over Catholic School Student’s Abuse
    Los Angeles Archdiocese Agrees to $8M Settlement Over Catholic School Student’s Abuse

    Allan M. Siegel The Los Angeles Archdiocese has agreed to pay an $8 million settlement to a now 18-year-old teen who was sexually abused by a teacher at San Gabriel Mission High School while she was a ...

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  • Lawsuit Against Washington Hebrew Alleges Child Sex Abuse at DC Synagogue’s Preschool
    Lawsuit Against Washington Hebrew Alleges Child Sex Abuse at DC Synagogue’s Preschool

    By: Allan M. Siegel The families of 8 young children have filed a civil lawsuit against a DC synagogue and one of its directors, claiming the congregation failed to address warning signs that a ...

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  • Marriott Faces Massive Class Action Lawsuit Over Data Breach That Exposed Private Information of Millions of Guests
    Marriott Faces Massive Class Action Lawsuit Over Data Breach That Exposed Private Information of Millions of Guests

    By: Allan M. Siegel Marriott International, one of the world’s leading hotel chain operators, is facing a massive class-action lawsuit over a data breach affecting over 300 million guests. The suit, ...

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  • DC Lawmakers Sign Sexual Abuse Amendment Act, Expand Statute of Limitations
    DC Lawmakers Sign Sexual Abuse Amendment Act, Expand Statute of Limitations

    On Wednesday, January 23, 2019, District of Columbia lawmakers signed a proposed bill into law to limit restrictions on prosecuting sexual abuse offenders, and enable more survivors to come forward ...

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