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Tort/Negligence – Constitutional – Schools & School Boards – Public Employees – Sovereign Immunity – Negligent Hiring – Sexual Abuse of a Student (access required)

Doe v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education Where constitutional claims rest solely on negligence allegations, a school board can rightly claim sovereign immunity. North Carolina public school students do not have a constitutional right to recover damages from local boards of education for injuries sustained as the result of a negligent failure to remain aware of and supervise the conduct of public school employees.

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