Lopez-Silver charges spotlight harassment policies
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ALBANY -- The controversial settlement of sexual harassment allegations against Assemb. Vito Lopez has turned the spotlight back to a 2003 rape case against a former top aide to Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and the guidelines enacted in its aftermath to protect victims.
In that case, J. Michael Boxley, then-counsel to Silver, was accused of raping a 22-year-old Assembly intern. Boxley pleaded...