Top NY Court Mulls Mike Bloomberg's Liability In Rape Suit

By Frank G. Runyeon (January 7, 2021, 7:20 PM EST) -- New York's high court on Thursday heard arguments that media titan Mike Bloomberg should be held personally responsible for creating a company culture that enabled the alleged rape and harassment of a former Bloomberg LP employee by her manager.

During a livestreamed video session, judges of the Court of Appeals prodded the limits of New York City's human rights law under which employers can be held strictly liable if they encourage, condone or approve discrimination, as an attorney for the anonymous plaintiff, Margaret Doe, made a case for why former New York City Mayor Bloomberg should not be allowed to exit...

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