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Sissom v. University of Texas High School, 17-50913

Held that a former high school student may not proceed with a pro se lawsuit alleging that school officials, in his words, gaslighted him (meaning caused him a certain form of psychological harm). The defendants all had Eleventh Amendment sovereign immunity. The case involved an online high school program established by a state university. Affirmed a dismissal.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2019/06/13


  • Per Curiam


  • United States Fifth Circuit