Amicus Letter – Lyle v. Warner Brothers Television Productions et al.

By June 16, 2004

FIRE joined with the National Association of Scholars, the Center for Individual Rights, and several concerned California law professors in submitting this amicus letter to the California Supreme Court. The letter was written by attorney Frederic D. Cohen of Horvitz & Levy, LLP, in Encino, California. In Lyle, a writer’s assistant for the television show “Friends” claimed that the bawdy banter of the writers on the show constituted sexual harassment even though the banter was not directed at her.

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Cases: Lyle v. Warner Brothers Television Productions et al.: Lawsuit Threatening Expansion of Sexual Harassment Codes