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Sexual Harassment News: Weinstein, Law Clerks, MIT

02/14/2020

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Harvey Weinstein Accused of ‘Power, Manipulation, Abuse’ in Prosecution’s Closing Argument

YAHOO

“Power. Manipulation. Abuse.” Those three words appeared on one of the first slides that Assistant District Attorney Joan Illuzzi showed the jury on Friday morning as she began her summation in Harvey Weinstein’s criminal trial in New York. read more »

Sexual harassment allegations highlight pervasive danger for female law clerks

THE GUARDIAN

A late federal judge lionized for championing liberal causes from abortion rights to his support for same sex-marriage has been accused of sexual harassment by a former law clerk, highlighting what some experts call a pervasive problem within the chambers of America’s most powerful judges. read more »

MIT to donate $850,000 to nonprofits supporting sexual abuse survivors

THE TECH

MIT will donate $850,000, the amount MIT received from Jeffrey Epstein between 2002 and 2017, to four nonprofits supporting survivors of sexual abuse. read more »