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How Title IX Rules Will Affect Campus Sexual Harassment Policies

By John Winer As the new school year begins for millions of students across the country, there are new rules in place that impact how educators handle claims of sexual assault and harassment. The U.S. Department of Education recently set out new rules on how K-12 schools, colleges, and universities must respond to reports of… read more

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John D. Winer Profiled in LA Progressive Publication

Click image below to read article or scroll below:   #MeToo Ushered in Radical Change for Survivors of Sexual Abuse Decades before #MeToo became a global movement, attorney John D. Winer fought on the frontlines in a battle to convince California jurors that sexual abuse allegations had merit. Winer recalls facing a much more skeptical… read more

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WB&S Attorney Erika J. Scott Named Managing Partner

OAKLAND, Calif., (June 2, 2020) – Our firm is pleased to announce that senior associate Erika J. Scott has been named a managing partner of the firm, which has changed its name to Winer, Burritt & Scott, LLP. WBS also announced the departure of name partner Shawn D. Tillis who is branching out on his own…. read more

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Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Rampant for LGBT Service Members

A newly released study found that sexual harassment, assault, and stalking remain a persistent problem in the U.S. military. Service members identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) may face enhanced risk compared to heterosexual service members. According to the CUNY Grad School of Public Health & Health Policy, despite the repeal of the… read more

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