Center in Steilacoom, Washington who was subjected to harassment and
belittlement in front of prisoners by white guards. He also alleged he was
sexually harassed by a female supervisor who would expose herself in a
sexually graphic manner and rub herself against Shaw while making rude
remarks. Shaw reported the sexual harassment, but after a cursory
investigation he was again reassigned to the female supervisor, who would
attempt to humiliate Shaw and make his working conditions miserable. As a
result, Shaw took a leave of absence and had to see a psychiatrist. On
June 21, 1996, the court approved a settlement of $78,663 in damages for
Shaw; $61,795 in attorney fees and $3,676.20 in costs. Shaw was
represented by Tyler Firkins of Bellevue, Washington. See: Shaw v. State
of Washington, Pierce County Superior Court, Case No. 94-2-01696-8.
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