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Tort/Negligence – Schools & School Boards – Administrators – Public Official Immunity – Abusive Teacher (access required)

Where the teacher of a special education class abused plaintiff’s autistic son by, for two examples, putting him and keeping him in a trash can and spilling hot grease on his head, public official immunity protects the defendant-school administrators from liability for failing to report the child abuse. We reverse the district court’s denial of defendants’ ...

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