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What Are the Laws on Verbal Abuse?

What are the laws against verbal abuse?

09/03/2010   |   Category: Criminal » Harassment   |   State: Georgia   |   #23093

Is Setting Me Up to be Arrested Considered Harassment?

Here is my situation, I was locked out of a 'so called friends house' I politely asked him to allow me to get my phone shirt, wallet and shoes from the house and was given a key, although there was two locks on the door. I did not realize the top lock was still locked, and I pushed to open it, it popped open. I went to my wallet and my phone, and locked the door back behind ...

07/19/2010   |   Category: Criminal » Harassment   |   State: Alabama   |   #22702

Is it Harassment to Send Text Messages Threateninig to Reveal a Truth?

A harassment report was filed against me for sending 3 texts threatening to tell the truth if the person did not. I also sent texts asking if he did it yet, how much time did he need before I did it or did he actually want me to do it. He told me to leave him alone twice. No other threat or obscenity was used. Is that just cause? Also how long is the statute of a report requir...

06/05/2010   |   Category: Criminal » Harassment   |   State: Ohio   |   #22317

How Do I Get Recourse For False Allegations of Sexual Harassment at Work?

What is the legal grounds on false accusation of sexual harassment to a employed or legal statutes or code's my former employer and my union can be charge?

05/22/2010   |   Category: Criminal » Harassment   |   State: New York   |   #22192

Is Being Repeatedly Laid Off Illegal Harassment By an Employer?

I feel I have been harassed in the work place from the terminal Manager. I have been laid off and given letter of return numerous times the last three months, the latest, laid off April 3, 2010, called back on April 6th 2010. I feel this treatment is harassment?

04/06/2010   |   Category: Criminal » Harassment   |   State: Wisconsin   |   #21696

Can I Sue an Employer if I Quit After One Day Because of Suggestive Comments?

On my daughters first day of work her boss made several comments such as 'your hot', 'your sexy and we only hire sexy girls you Know', 'your beautiful and should feel great about your self', and other comments. He hovered close, invading personal space. He is part owner of the establishment and my daughter of course had no recourse in the matter. She quit after her first day b...

04/03/2010   |   Category: Criminal » Harassment   |   State: Florida   |   #21650

What Can I Do About Police Harassment and Abuse?

After suffering years of police harassment and abuse, can I take legal action?

04/02/2010   |   Category: Criminal » Harassment   |   State: New Jersey   |   #21646

Can a Sign Posted Outside a Home Be Considered a Threat of Harm?

I have been harassed by my neighbor for 8 years. During this time I have called police over the discharge of weapons for shooting animals and verbal threats. The police have only been able to advise him of the complaints and he has continued with these threats. He is now selling his house and I viewed pictures online of the interior. In one of these pictures, a creepy sign h...

12/08/2009   |   Category: Criminal » Harassment   |   State: Ohio   |   #19957

Does Sexual Harassment Require Touching?

My daughter has a male co-worker who spent a whole shift making unwanted sexual remarks about her making work unpleasant, she reported him, but the company refused to do anything because they said he didn't touch her so he hasn't sexually harassed her. I told her that's incorrect and he should be reprimanded someway. Would you say she has a case? Would you advise her to hire...

08/05/2009   |   Category: Criminal » Harassment   |   State: Oklahoma   |   #17958

Gender-based criminal harassment in California.

My boyfriends soon be ex wife continually calls my place of work asking for me. Not leaving her name /or making up a name and not leaving a return phone number. At times saying its an emergency. I never receive personal calls at work. My boss and manager I had to let now about my situation due to the excesses calls. At work we have several phone lines at and no caller ID. Wh...

07/24/2009   |   Category: Criminal » Harassment   |   State: California   |   #17740
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