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Sunday, May 26, 2024 | Back issues
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Teacher wins on lawsuit over slur

DETROIT — A federal court in Michigan found in favor of a teacher who called her student “the N-word” while breaking up an altercation because, though the student was the victim of a racial slur, he was suspended for breaking the “race-neutral” rule against fighting at school. Immunity shields the teacher from the student’s assault claim.

Read the ruling here.

Categories / Briefs, Civil Rights, Education, Personal Injury

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