Ex-Defender Seeks Early Win In Harassment Handling Suit

Law360 (August 17, 2020, 7:10 PM EDT) -- A former assistant federal public defender who has alleged that the system failed her after she reported sexual harassment told a North Carolina federal court on Monday that she is entitled to an early win on her claims that her civil rights and her rights to due process and equal protection were violated.

The former defender, identified as Jane Roe, said in a motion for summary judgment on her claims against the Fourth Circuit, the Federal Public Defender's office, the Judicial Conference of the United States, and the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, as well as their various heads, that...

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