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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Education Law, Libel & Slander and Sexual Harassment for Louisiana on

Q: Can multiple students report an incident of hazing as a group?

We reported an incident of hazing and bullying as a group at my university. The school ignored the complaints until we demanded meetings with the deans about other issues, then we were finally permitted to report the hazing

Now, the school refuses to treat the victims as a collective group.... Read more »

Gary Kollin answered on Aug 14, 2019

You can do whatever you want

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Sexual Harassment for Louisiana on

Q: If u have a pardon or expunged and articles 894 should u be able to work in a school system

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jul 24, 2019

1) depends on underlying offense,

2) you realize a motion has to be filed and court appearance made to get offense expunged. It does not happen automatically.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Domestic Violence and Sexual Harassment for Louisiana on

Q: attempted sexual assault by 17 year old. Victim was 15 at the time. Can 17 year old be charged after 3 years?

Parents just found out. Three years later. 15 year old almost forced to do oral and was pushed to floor and she fought her way out and ran home. 15 year old was told by the 17 year old the mom wanted to see her and ask her a question. The mom was not home. We live in Louisiana. Can this person be... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Feb 25, 2019

It has not.prescribed and 17 yr old can still be charged.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Sexual Harassment for Louisiana on

Q: how long can a 21 year old get for having sexual relations with a 16 year old

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Dec 27, 2018

Don't do it. If you already have, hire a criminal defense attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Sexual Harassment for Louisiana on

Q: 21 year old girl, bestfriend is 16 year old girl. There is nothing sexual at all just friends. Can her mom press charge

No sexual contact at all never even thought get about it. Mom blames me for the daughter lying past few weeks, threatened to press charges on me.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Mar 2, 2018

No sex, no charge.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law and Sexual Harassment for Louisiana on

Q: My manager has been touching me inappropriately. What can I do?

I've been working at this company for a little over a year. Ever since I started work here my manager has touched me inappropriately by smacking me on the butt. I told her to stop and she did but then the sexual comments followed. It would be things like about how big my butt is and about sexual... Read more »

Natalie Blackman answered on Jan 25, 2018

File a claim with the EEOC for sex discrimination. You can find the intake questionnaire at You should also gather any documentation you have to prove that you have reported these instances to the District Manager.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Sexual Harassment, Civil Rights and Employment Discrimination for Louisiana on

Q: I'm currently on leave for PTSD caused by sexual harassment. The owners were aware I was sexually abused when younger.

I've been subjected to the harassment at work for 12 years by another manager. He was fired for harassment by his previous employer. In addition to the harassing behavior, he started a rumor that I was having an affair with another supervisor. As a result of the rumor, other employees have made... Read more »

Natalie Blackman answered on Jan 25, 2018

Employment law cases are fact sensitive so I cannot assess your chances of winning in Court based on the information provided; however, you should definitely file a claim with the EEOC. Mediation is optional; however, if your employer agree to it, it would not hurt you to go through mediation. If... Read more »

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