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Lawyer for 10-year-old boy to sue Florida school district over groping claim

The attorney for the 10-year-old black Volusia County student accused of groping a district mental health counselor has served the school district with a pre-suit notice of the family’s intentions to sue, alleging racial discrimination and violation of due student process. Rights.

“We have decided because Volusia (county schools) has forced us to, that trying to rectify this only internally within the school system, within the board level, is futile,” attorney Rawsi Williams of Rawsi Williams Law Group said in Miami. in a virtual press conference on Wednesday morning.

Holly Hill School student, a fourth grader, and his family have denied the allegations since they were reported in October.

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