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Civil Class Actions for Sexual Harassment

Careful Strategy As has been discussed elsewhere, there is no civil claim for sexual harassment in its purest form. The plaintiff must make use of the traditional torts such as assault, battery, the intentional infliction of mental suffering, to name the most popular forms of relief, to frame the case. The proposed claim must show a reasonable cause of action to pass the test for certification and hence must pay heed to the developing law on the use of tort claims to plead what is essentially sexual harassment by...