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“What I Wore”: LSU’s Exhibit Shedding Light on Survivors of Sexual Assault  

By: Irene Lax, Senior Counsel in G&E’s Civil Rights Practice Group In an effort to shed light on the stories of survivors of sexual violence, Louisiana State University has launched a new exhibit called “What I Wore.” The exhibit, on view at the LSU Student Union, showcases the types of clothing that sexual assault survivors wore [...]

2022-05-03T11:18:26-05:00By |Categories: Sexual Harassment or Assault|0 Comments

G&E’s Irene Lax to Speak on Damages in Sexual Misconduct Cases at Perrin Conferences Virtual Panel

By: Kim Evans, Partner in G&E’s Civil Rights Practice Group In a virtual conference taking place on May 18th, G&E senior counsel Irene Lax will serve as a panelist along-side other high-profile litigators and industry professionals to discuss damages in sexual misconduct litigation. The conference, sponsored by Perrin Conferences, will cover topics such as early litigation [...]

2022-05-09T13:54:31-05:00By |Categories: Sexual Harassment or Assault|0 Comments

Interfraternity Council Requires Sexual Assault Training for GW Fraternities 

By: Sam Mukiibi, Associate in G&E’s Civil Rights Practice Group The Interfraternity Council, known as the IFC, has instituted a new requirement among fraternity members at The George Washington University. Chapters are now required to attend sexual assault training. These educational workshops, led by activist group Students Against Sexual Assault, are required courses for 80% of [...]

2022-05-03T11:19:04-05:00By |Categories: Sexual Harassment or Assault|Comments Off on Interfraternity Council Requires Sexual Assault Training for GW Fraternities 

Spreading The Word About Sexual Assault Awareness Month 

By: Irene Lax, Senior Counsel in G&E’s Civil Rights Practice Group As we enter into the last week of April’s Sexual Assault Awareness Month, we stand in solidarity with, and as allies of, all survivors of any form of sexual violence, including sexual harassment and assault. We recognize the courage it takes to come forward with [...]

2022-05-03T10:27:32-05:00By |Categories: Sexual Harassment or Assault|Comments Off on Spreading The Word About Sexual Assault Awareness Month 

Breaking Down the Act Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Harassment

By: Irene Lax, Senior Counsel in G&E’s Civil Rights Practice Group In a historic move by the White House, President Biden signed into law the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act. Effective March 3, 2022, the new law will ban employers from enforcing pre-dispute arbitration agreements and class action waivers to resolve sexual [...]

2022-05-03T11:30:03-05:00By |Categories: Sexual Harassment or Assault|Comments Off on Breaking Down the Act Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Harassment