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Coaches aren’t liable for ‘outing’ lesbian student

High school coaches had no liability for violating a constitutional right of privacy based on an allegation that they disclosed a student’s sexual orientation to her mother, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in reversing a denial ...

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CIVIL RIGHTS

A private lawyer can claim qualified immunity from a suit under §1983 over his actions in representing a public employer in an internal affairs investigation. See “Private lawyer is immune from suit under §1983” U.S. Supreme Court. Filarsky v. Delia, ...

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