Nov 2, 2017

Due process around sexual harassment claims needs a complete overhaul

The court of public opinion, entertaining as it is, will not deliver justice.

Michael Bradley — Managing partner at Marque Lawyers

Michael Bradley

Managing partner at Marque Lawyers

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When talking about Weinstein, Waterstreet, Gayle et al., the first point to note is that there is a continuum to sexual offences: at one end, sexual harassment in the workplace and the street; at the other, rape and sexual assault.

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