Law Forum : How Our Broken Justice System Led to a Sexual Harassment Crisis

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How Our Broken Justice System Led to a Sexual Harassment Crisis
A series of powerful men have been accused of serious crimes, with little legal accountability. Sound familiar

Before the Clarence Thomas hearings in 1991, there was barely even a language for sexual harassment in the workplace. And even now, despite mandatory training sessions featuring cheesy videos, a culture of silence has predominated. This culture gets reinforced by a culture of no accountability for people with power. Victims have come to believe that law enforcement doesn’t work in their interests when their abuser is prominent, or even if the abuser simply wields some degree of power over them. So they turn to our digital town halls and document their stories.




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    Nov 22, 2017 ... Several cases reported in the media—from Harvey Weinstein to Kevin Spacey to Russell Simmons—would constitute crimes if proven, but thus far there haven't been any indictments. In Weinstein's case there have been reports of criminal investigations, but in general the #MeToo movement has played out
 

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