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UC Berkeley’s $1.7 million sexual harassment settlement its largest ever

A $1.7 million settlement paid by the University of California to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit brought against the former dean of UC Berkeley's law school is the largest such legal payment ever made by the college system. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that the payment, which will be made over 10 years, is larger than the previous record holder for the UC system, when it paid $1.15 million to a UC Santa Cruz student in January to settle a claim of rape. "Under the new settlement, released…

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