Library Of Congress Settles Suit Over Ex-Law Chief

Law360, New York (August 20, 2010, 3:11 PM EDT) -- The Library of Congress has agreed to pay $250,000 to settle a lawsuit claiming that officials tacitly allowed the former chief of its law division to sexually harass female staffers for more than a decade.

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia signed off on the settlement between Librarian of Congress James H. Billington and plaintiff Theresa Papademetriou on Thursday.

The payment covers Papademetriou's claims for damages, costs and attorneys' fees under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, though the Library...
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