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Ohio Cross-Burning Lawsuit Ended
Posted on 26 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

COLUMBUS, Ohio - (AP) An Ohio middle school teacher accused of burning images of crosses on students' arms has dropped a federal lawsuit that challenged his firing. Notice of the lawsuit's dismissal was filed Thursday by attorneys for science... Read More

Pa. Mom: Schools Turned Blind Eye To Sex Abuse
Posted on 19 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PITTSBURGH - (AP) The mother of a teenager allegedly molested in school by her math teacher sued the school district, accusing it of turning a blind eye to the abuse and failing to train its staff in the wake of other sex-abuse cases. The woman filed... Read More

Family Sues Teacher For Recorded Attack On Student
Posted on 14 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

HOUSTON – (AP) The family of a 13-year-old whose beating by a Houston charter school teacher was caught on a classmate's cell phone video has filed a lawsuit against the teacher and the school. The lawsuit was filed Thursday on behalf of Isaiah... Read More

Fired Pennsylvania Teacher Sues Ex-Student For Libel
Posted on 17 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PHILADELPHIA - (AP) A physics teacher fired over his relationship with a one-time student has sued her for libel in federal court in Philadelphia. Robert Schanne, 43, said his affair with Jenna Addis didn't start until the year after her 2003 graduation... Read More