A school or other organization that acts in place of a child’s parents can be liable in tort when an employee commits child sexual abuse, the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled Aug. 8.
The justices held that Princeton’s American Boychoir School may be held vicariously liable for the alleged acts of a former choirmaster, whom a former student claims repeatedly abused him while he was boarding at the school.
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