Asia Argento was a voice of #MeToo. Now she is accused of sexual assault. What does it mean for the movement?
August 21, 2018 — by Alene Tchekmedyian, Richard Wonton and Melissa Etehad for LA Times
The two encounters happened 16 years apart, but they have striking similarities. In both cases, a young actor was summoned to a hotel room by a prominent Hollywood […]
California’s Capitol in the #MeToo Era
July 10, 2018
In this first episode of Courts & Capital, it’ll cover the #MeToo scandal across California specifically hitting the state’s Legislature hard. What are the legal standards in harassment cases? Has the Legislature exempted itself from the laws it applies to other employers? We talk to Wendy Musell (Stewart & Musell) of the California Employment Lawyers Association and plaintiff’s attorneys Micha Star Liberty (Liberty Law Office) and Genie Harrison […]
“Comey Hearing Parallels What Fired Employees Face in Court”
Employment attorney Genie Harrison’s commentary on FBI Director James Comey Hearing
June 12, 2017 – by Genie Harrison for Law360.com
“At the time, did you say anything to the president about — that is not an appropriate request, or did you tell the White House counsel, that is not an appropriate request, someone needs to go tell the president that he can’t do those things?”
“You could have said ‘Mr. President, this meeting is inappropriate … You should not be making such a request.’”
“You had serious concerns about what the president had … directed you to do, and […]
When Your Boss Isn’t Decent Enough to Say, ‘You’re Fired’
June 6, 2017 – by Genie Harrison for Law360.com
As America watched, FBI Director James Comey joined the ranks of 7.1 million unemployed workers last month when President Donald Trump fired him halfway into his 10-year term. Comey’s termination was sensational, as was the way it happened.
Trump didn’t call Comey […]