Posted by OSBA Legal Ledger on 4/1/2009

The Ohio Supreme Court released an important decision in favor of Ohio school districts yesterday._ The case, Doe v. Marlington (2009), 2009-Ohio-1360, arose out of a tragic incident in which a young girl with special needs was sexually assaulted on the school bus by another student. The court held that the exception to the sovereign immunity law imposing liability for the "negligent operation of a motor vehicle" does not…