Federal judge dismisses ‘clock kid’ discrimination lawsuit

Federal judge dismisses ‘clock kid’ discrimination lawsuit

[Ed. – But never fear.  They’re having another go at it.]

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed against the Irving school district and the city of Irving by the father of Ahmed Mohamed, the teen whose homemade clock was mistaken for a bomb.

The federal complaint alleged that Ahmed’s civil rights were violated in September 2015 when police took him into custody at MacArthur High School and charged him with making a “hoax bomb.”

The charge was later dropped.

Ahmed and his father have until June 1 to amend parts of their lawsuit. So, it’s likely their legal claims haven’t ended entirely.

A family attorney said a new lawsuit would be filed, The Associated Press reported.

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