The case of the sexual predator

Minerbrook, Scott; Creighton, Linda L.
April 1993
U.S. News & World Report;4/19/93, Vol. 114 Issue 15, p31
Examines the issue of sexual harassment and Judge David W. Lanier of Dyersburg, Tennessee. Lanier was convicted in December 1992 of two felonies and five misdemeanors for using his authority to violate the civil rights of five women through sexual assault. The investigation; Period of abuse; Experience of victim Patty Wallace, court clerk; Labeling of victims; How FBI agent Bill Castleberry handled the investigation; Details.


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