TITLE

The Supreme Court's quick turn

PUB. DATE
November 1993
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;11/22/93, Vol. 115 Issue 20, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the recent decision by the Supreme Court on sexual harassment in the workplace that will make it easier for alleged victims to win. Rejection of a lower court's conclusion that Teresa Harris of Tennessee must prove psychological injuries to win a harassment case; Sandra Day O'Connor wrote the main opinion and Ruth Bader Ginsburg a concurrence; Uphill battle women face to stop objectionable behavior.
ACCESSION #
9311167765

 

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