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Duty to Protect From Third-Party Harm in Sexual Abuse Cases

Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Webinar

Kathryn Whitlock is a faculty member of the the Duty to Protect From Third-Party Harm in Sexual Abuse Cases webinar hosted by Strafford. During this course, she will be speaking on a panel of attorneys exploring the standards applied by courts to determine who may face civil liability for physical or sexual abuse perpetrated by third parties. Kate will discuss the duty of care to protect victims from third-party harm, how these standards are argued and applied in various jurisdictions, and the role of policy considerations in assessing the existence of the duty and ultimate liability.