Oakland California Legal Blog
Every story has a beginning, a middle and an end. For victims of sex crimes, the story begins with what they once had, and it ends with what they have lost. In the middle is what happened to them, an event or series of events they must share with others in order to achieve justice and healing.
Sexual harassment has been around forever, but legal protections for victims are surprisingly recent. The civil rights movement, the women’s movement, and a groundswell of victims’ stories and protests became the catalysts society needed to finally realize no one deserves to be insulted, threatened or demeaned, including in the workplace.
It’s about time: Actor Kevin Spacey faces criminal charges; comedian Bill Cosby has been convicted; film mogul Harvey Weinstein and CBS president Leslie Moonves are on the Hollywood blacklist; and TV news personalities Matt Lauer and Charlie Rose are off the air.
On behalf of Jayme Walker of Gwilliam Ivary Chiosso Cavalli & Brewer posted in blog on Tuesday, January 23, 2018. Few people imagine being involved in a car accident while […]
A recent study dug into the rate of distracted driving throughout the country. One portion of the study looked specifically at the rate of distracted driving incidents in big cities. It examined data from Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston, Miami, New York and other, similarly sized cities.
Every year, millions of people from around the world visit California for vacation, business or to visit relatives. Once here, visitors need a place to stay, so they spend millions of dollars on hotel rooms and similar accommodations.