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The jury awarded him $1.6 million on his whistleblower claim and $100,000 on his claim of negligent infliction of emotional stress.
Trying an end-run with claims like invasion of privacy or infliction of emotional distress likely wouldn't work either.
The father then sued six students and their parents accusing them of hate crimes, defamation — for falsely calling his son a homosexual — and intentional infliction of emotional distress.
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