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Sexual Harassment News: New York, Track Coach, Max Landis

by HB Sexual Harassment Legal Team

06/24/2019

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New York State Lawmakers Vote To Reform Sexual Harassment Laws

The state Assembly and Senate passed two bills that address the statute of limitations on rape, workplace harassment and nondisclosure agreements. read more »

Track coach and ex-Olympian arrested amid report he molested 31 athletes over 44 years

Former Olympic track athlete Conrad Mainwaring was arrested on one felony count of sexual battery on Wednesday amidst an ESPN investigation that reported more than 30 men were molested by the 67-year-old Los Angeles-based high school track and field coach. read more »

Women Keep Coming Forward with Accusations Against Screenwriter Max Landis

In what began as a slow boil of accusations, eight women have accused screenwriter Max Landis of emotional and sexual abuse in an article by the Daily Beast. In a series of interviews with the women, most of whom asked to remain anonymous, the piece details a pattern of grooming through emotional manipulation and sexual violence, assisted by Landis’s wealth and celebrity. Only hours after the article’s publication, other accounts began surfacing on social media, including a tweet by actor Whitney Moore. read more »