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A former student at the elite St. Paul's boarding school in New Hampshire claims in a federal lawsuit that administrators and others "destroyed" her life after she was repeatedly sexually assaulted and harassed. Paul's in Concord, whose prestigious alumni list includes former Secretary of State John Kerry and Robert Mueller, the special counsel in the Russia investigation, was put under a microscope three years ago after a one-time senior, Owen Labrie, was charged with raping a freshman in Labrie was acquitted of the most serious charges inbut he was convicted of misdemeanor sexual assault and other counts.
The student in the new case, which was filed Friday in U. District Court in Concord, was identified only as "Jane Doe. After she was assaulted and harassed several times by a classmate identified as "M. A woman described in the suit as a counselor accused the student of "making up a story about being raped," according to the documents, and worked with another administrator to identify her "as having a problem 'stealing' her wealthy classmate's clothing.
Paul's] failure to do anything about it," the student began to "engage in increasingly risky behavior," the suit says.
Administrators forced her out inthe documents say. She graduated from high school after "extensive" psychiatric treatment on a "home and hospital" program, the suit says, but she has been unable to enroll in college. In a letter Friday, the president of the school's board of trustees, Archibald Cox, said the board was just learning about the "serious" allegations, which included failing to report the assaults.
Michael Hirschfeld, St. Paul's rector and one of the administrators who the suit alleges forced the student to leave the school, said in a statement that he "vehemently refutes" not reporting an alleged sexual assault. Paul's intentionally inflicted emotional distress, was negligent and violated Title IX, the federal law that prohibits schools that receive government funding from engaging in sexual discrimination.
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