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June 13, 1991 | PHILIP HAGER, TIMES LEGAL AFFAIRS WRITER
In a test of the limits of municipal liability, the state Supreme Court was told Wednesday that the City of Los Angeles should be held financially responsible for the rape of a woman by an on-duty city police officer. An attorney for the victim urged the justices to reinstate a $150,000 verdict against the city that had been overturned by a state Court of Appeal in 1988.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 13, 1991 | PHILIP HAGER, TIMES LEGAL AFFAIRS WRITER
In a test of the limits of municipal liability, the state Supreme Court was told Wednesday that the City of Los Angeles should be held financially responsible for the rape of a woman by an on-duty city police officer. An attorney for the victim urged the justices to reinstate a $150,000 verdict against the city that had been overturned by a state Court of Appeal in 1988.
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April 28, 1988
The state Court of Appeal has thrown out a $150,000 jury award to a woman who sued the city of Los Angeles after she was raped in her Northridge home by an on-duty Los Angeles police sergeant. In a 2-1 decision, the court found that Sgt. Leigh B. Schroyer was not acting within the course and scope of his police job when the rape occurred in October, 1981, and that the city, therefore, should not be accountable for his actions.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 24, 1986
A Los Angeles Superior Court jury Friday awarded $150,000 to a Northridge woman who sued the city after being raped by an on-duty Los Angeles policeman in 1981. Jurors deliberated for two days before deciding 10 to 2 for the woman, a 31-year-old mother of two. The woman also sued the ex-policeman, Leigh B. Schroyer, who was convicted of rape in 1982 and served 18 months in prison. Superior Court Judge Carlos E.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 28, 1988
The state Court of Appeal has thrown out a $150,000 jury award to a woman who sued the city of Los Angeles after she was raped in her Northridge home by an on-duty Los Angeles police sergeant. In a 2-1 decision, the court found that Sgt. Leigh B. Schroyer was not acting within the course and scope of his police job when the rape occurred in October, 1981, and that the city, therefore, should not be accountable for his actions.
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May 24, 1986 | SAM ENRIQUEZ, Times Staff Writer
A Los Angeles jury Friday awarded $150,000 to a Northridge woman who sued the city after being raped by an on-duty Los Angeles policeman in 1981. Jurors spent two days deliberating, then decided 10 to 2 in favor of the woman, a 31-year-old mother of two. In addition to the city, she sued the ex-policeman, Leigh B. Schroyer, who was convicted of the rape in 1982. He did not respond to the suit. Superior Court Judge Carlos E.
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February 16, 1985 | PATRICIA KLEIN, Times Staff Writer
A Los Angeles police sergeant is under investigation following a young woman's complaint that he raped her in a patrol car, police said Friday. Police spokesman Cmdr. William Booth refused to disclose the name of the officer, who was working the late shift at the Devonshire Division in the northwest San Fernando Valley when the alleged rape occurred. The unidentified woman made an official complaint to the department on Feb. 9, Booth said.
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April 28, 1988 | LYNN STEINBERG, Times Staff Writer
The state Court of Appeal has thrown out a $150,000 jury award to a woman who sued the city of Los Angeles after being raped in her Northridge home by an on-duty Los Angeles police sergeant. In a 2-1 decision, the 2nd Appellate District court found that Leigh B. Schroyer, a 15-year veteran of the Police Department, was not acting within the course and scope of his employment when the rape occurred in October, 1981, and that the city, therefore, should not be accountable for his actions.
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May 6, 1986 | SAM ENRIQUEZ, Times Staff Writer
A woman who was raped by an on-duty Los Angeles police officer in her Northridge home five years ago has testified in a trial against the city that, because of the assault, she acquired a drinking problem, gained 75 pounds, lost her sex drive and has become a recluse. The woman, a 31-year-old mother of two, is suing the City of Los Angeles and former police Sgt. Leigh B. Schroyer, who was convicted in the 1981 rape. The jury trial began last week before Superior Court Judge Carlos E. Velarde.
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May 22, 1986 | SAM ENRIQUEZ, Times Staff Writer
A woman who was raped in her Northridge home by an on-duty Los Angeles police officer five years ago is asking $500,000 in a suit against the city for physical and emotional damage she suffered in the assault, her attorney told jurors during closing arguments Wednesday. The woman, a 31-year-old mother of two, testified that she has developed a drinking problem, gained 75 pounds and suffered a loss of sex drive because of the attack.
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