Sparta, NJ asked in Sexual Harassment for New Jersey

Q: i was wondering if a teacher sexually harasses a student in a private school, what are the legal ramifications?

the teacher was fired based on school policy, but will the teacher go to jail?

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Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer
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  • Clifton, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: Whether or not the teacher will go to jail depends on what the teacher is charged with and what a jury decides, if the case gets that far. The teacher can also be sued civilly for damages.

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