Male professor (age mid 60s) sexually harassed (physically and verbally) graduate female student (age 22) in on isolated university building. This occurred only once with no witnesses; report was filed with the university police and high ranking administrators are fully informed; professor was put on administrative leave and not allowed to enter campus until the university concludes its investigation. Parents reside out of state. OUR CHILD WAS HARMED!
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Certainly against the professor, yes. As against the university, maybe: the issue will be whether they had notice of prior problems or were otherwise aware of the potential for such behavior.
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As an adult, your daughter has the right to assert a civil claim against this professor (and possibly the university if there is evidence that they were aware about this professor's lewd behavior prior to your daughter's incident). I highly urge you and your daughter to contact an attorney to discuss the merits of asserting such a claim.
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Your daughter is an adult, any claim would be hers alone.
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