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John Winer spoke to BusinessTalkRadio.com about his career fighting for victims of sexual abuse

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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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WB&S’s John Winer Talked To The Sacramento Bee About Our Firm’s Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

WB&S’s John Winer talked to the Sacramento Bee about our firm’s workplace sexual harassment lawsuit involving a female prison employee who is suing the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation for workplace sexual harassment, retaliation and gender discrimination. Read the full article here: https://www.sacbee.com/article244942107.html

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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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Sex Abuse Victims Outraged Over Catholic Church Receiving Pandemic PPP Loans

Written by John Winer As the COVID-19 health crisis began to escalate, thousands of small businesses across the country faced many financial challenges. Recent data indicates that while there were more than 140,000 small business closures, some businesses were lucky enough to receive much needed financial help by securing a loan from the federal Paycheck… read more

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WB&S Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against The Head of LA Based Employment Firm

The head of the labor and employment practice at Los Angeles-based law firm Ivie McNeill Wyatt Purcell & Diggs APLC is facing allegations he engaged in an extended campaign of “creepy” behavior toward an associate that peaked with a “nightmarish” incident during a work trip overseas. Read the Full Article here: California Law Firm Ivie… read more

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WB&S’s John Winer talked with the Mercury News about our lawsuit filed on behalf of two students against Santa Clara University

WB&S’s John Winer talked with the Mercury News about our lawsuit filed on behalf of two students against Santa Clara University that claims the school failed to properly investigate sexual harassment allegations and is attempting to cover up a disturbing trend of sexual assault on campus. Read article here  

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How COVID-19 Closures Impact Clergy Abuse Lawsuits

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, courts across the country are taking precautions for public health and safety by closing courthouses and restricting courthouse services. In mid-March, the Mercury News reported that California’s chief justice had suspended all superior court jury trials for 60 days due to the outbreak, with local courts being allowed to… read more

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As More #MeToo Cases Come to Court, What Evidence Is “Relevant” to Prove the Plaintiffs’ Claims?

WBS’s John Winer talked to CEB about how the rules of evidence in California and most states, are set up in a way that gives alleged perpetrators an enormous advantage over accusers in terms of attacking credibility.  Read More    

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#MeToo in the Age of Coronavirus

Written by John Winer The COVID-19 global crisis has completely changed the way we live our daily lives. As the number of confirmed cases continues to rise and businesses, schools, and public gathering spaces across the country remain closed, Americans continue to live life in quarantine indefinitely. Daily life as we know it has changed… read more

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