JUDD’S SEX­UAL HA­RASS­MENT CLAIM AGAINST WE­IN­STEIN DIS­MISSED

Hindustan Times (Chandigarh) - City - - CITY | CHANDIGARH -

Afed­eral judge in Cal­i­for­nia has dis­missed Ash­ley Judd’s sex­ual ha­rass­ment law­suit against tainted Hol­ly­wood pro­ducer Har­vey We­in­stein on tech­ni­cal grounds as the suit did not fall within the am­bit of the statute she sued un­der. Ac­cord­ing to The

Daily Beast, judge Philip Gu­tier­rez has, how­ever, let the ac­tor’s claims of defama­tion, eco­nomic in­ter­fer­ence and vi­o­la­tion of the state’s un­fair com­pe­ti­tion law stand against We­in­stein. Judd filed a law­suit against We­in­stein for try­ing to sab­o­tage her ca­reer.

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