Calif. Courts Paid $500K To Resolve Sex Harassment Claims
By Kat Greene (March 26, 2018, 7:54 PM EDT) -- The Judicial Council of California has paid $521,000 to settle sexual harassment complaints involving judges and court employees, plus another $80,000 for outside counsel to investigate allegations involving five judicial officers, according to data provided to Law360 on Monday.
Since 2011, the council has paid $296,000 to resolve three complaints alleging sexual harassment by judges, according to the data. The council said it couldn't reveal the identities of the parties involved because of "attorney-client privilege and other legal and ethical obligations."
It also paid $225,000 to end two complaints alleging sexual harassment by court employees since 2011, and since 2010 has...
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