An attorney suing the federal judiciary over its protocols for handling harassment complaints will speak at a House Judiciary subcommittee hearing about flaws in the judicial branch’s workplace protection policies.
Caryn Devins Strickland, a former North Carolina public defender, filed a notice of intent on Wednesday to withdraw the “Jane Roe” pseudonym from her complaint, which alleges that the judiciary’s protocols for handling workplace misconduct are unconstitutional and failed to protect her from harassment by a supervisor at the Federal Defender Office for the Western District of North Carolina. Strickland is now seeking to revive the lawsuit after a district judge dismissed it last year.
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