NJ judge dismisses student's bullying lawsuit - My9 New Jersey

NJ judge dismisses student's bullying lawsuit

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SOMERVILLE, N.J. (AP) - A judge has dismissed a bullying lawsuit filed against a former New Jersey high school football coach.

A former Somerville High School football player alleged Greg Arakelian bullied him and sabotaged his chances of playing college football.

But the judge found the student had not presented evidence in depositions to prove his case.

Arakelian tells the Courier News of Bridgewater he feels vindicated.

The student's lawyer, Brian Cige, says it was a very difficult case.

Arakelian is no longer a coach at the school, but remains a guidance counselor. He's an assistant coach at Hanover Park High School.

Information from: Courier News (Bridgewater, N.J.) , http://www.mycentraljersey.com

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