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Misdemeanor battery -Teachers and school personnel

Posted by John Rutkowski | Oct 07, 2017 | 0 Comments

A teacher's aide was erroneously convicted of misdemeanor battery of pre-kindergarten student for non-abusive touching of student where jury acquitted her of child abuse. Teaching personnel stand in loco parentis with respect to students in classroom and are permitted to administer non-abusive corporal discipline to students and touch them non-abusively against their will.

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Mr. Rutkowski has been practicing law for the past twenty years. Prior to practicing law Mr. Rutkowski served twelve years as a deputy sheriff, retiring to attend law school. Starting his law-enforcement career as a patrol deputy which included two years on the DUI squad; Mr. Rutkowski moved up the ranks becoming a corporal in the field training program which give him the responsibility for training new recruits.

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