NY Assembly Dodges Sex-Bias Suit Over Disgraced Pol

Law360, Los Angeles (March 11, 2014, 7:09 PM EDT) -- A New York state judge on Tuesday tossed a suit accusing the New York State Assembly of being liable for a disgraced politician's alleged sexual harassment of female staff members in his office, ruling that the plaintiffs hadn't shown that the Assembly was their employer.

Granting the defendant's motion to dismiss the complaint, Judge Joan M. Kenney said two women who worked for Brooklyn Democrat Vito Lopez hadn't shown that anyone other than he could hire or fire the plaintiffs from their employment with the state...
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