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Supreme Court ruling in abuse case;In brief

Teachers who "deliberately" take no action against sexual harassment of pupils by classmates can be held legally and financially liable, the US Supreme Court has ruled. The 5-4 decision came in a case involving a 10-year-old girl in Georgia who was allegedly repeatedly fondled by a male classmate.

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