TITLE

Federal Judge Refuses To Dismiss Claims Against Arkansas School District for Homophobic Harassment of Student

AUTHOR(S)
Wursthorn, Eric J.
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Lesbian -- Gay Law Notes;Apr2009, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a court case wherein the federal judge in 2009 refused to dismiss claims against Arkansas School District for homophobic harassment of a middle school student. The causes of action against the Fayetteville School District was asserted by the plaintiffs. The defendant complained that he suffered traumatizing abuse inflicted by fellow students and school officials. The court reviewed the allegations of the defendant as well as the pattern of harassment and examined the plaintiff's claims for outrage and the right not to be bullied.
ACCESSION #
37287551

 

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