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Harvard Seeks End To Student's Bias Suit Over Abuse Claims

Law360, Boston (February 28, 2018, 6:57 PM EST) -- Harvard University is looking to halt a lawsuit brought by a former student who says the school was indifferent to her claims of sexual abuse and harassment, with the university arguing it took numerous steps to ensure her safety when the complaints were raised more than three years ago.

When Alyssa Leader told school officials that her former boyfriend had sexually assaulted her and he and some of his friends were harassing her, Harvard opened an investigation, offered her different housing and academic accommodations, an increased...
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Case Information

Case Title

Leader v. Harvard University Board of Overseers et al

Case Number




Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Education


Denise J. Casper

Date Filed

February 16, 2016

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