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Norwegian Cruises Faces Alleged Sexual Assault from Passenger’s Family

A civil case has been filed against Norwegian Cruise Line by a family whose 12 year old daughter was allegedly sexually assaulted by a Norwegian crew member. The incident took place in February 2017 on the Norwegian Escape. The crew … Continue reading

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[Ilya Somin] Jeff Sessions Escalates the Federal War on Marijuana – and his Assault on Federalism

Earlier today, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that he will rescind an Obama-era Justice Department policy limiting federal prosecution of marijuana users and distributers in states that have legalized cannabis. For reasons well-summarized by co-blogger Jonathan Adler, this is a … Continue reading

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How to Report a Cruise Ship Rape or Sexual Assault

When you set out on your cruise vacation, the last thing you expect is to fall victim to rape or sexual assault. However, these continue to be the two most common crimes at sea. As a result, it is important … Continue reading

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New York Federal Court Denies Summary Judgment Where Employer Refuses To Even Try To Prevent Workplace Sexual Assault

Edgar Rivera, Esq. and Leah Kessler On December 18, 2017, in Swiderski v. Urban Outfitters, Inc., Judge J. Paul Oetken of the Southern District of New York denied the majority of defendant Urban Outfitters’ motion for summary judgment. Although Judge … Continue reading

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The Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Act Helps Victims of Rape and Sexual Assault

For many individuals who become the victim of rape or sexual assault at sea, the future can seem bleak. However, thanks to the Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Act of 2010, victims of these crimes can rest assured that their … Continue reading

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