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    Attorneys want newest Lower Merion webcam suit dismissed

    Attorneys for the Lower Merion School District say the latest webcam lawsuit filed against the district is in a different vein than the others and should therefore be dismissed.

    “[T]here is no allegation that anyone from the district ever actually saw any of the images taken by [Levin’s] laptop,” reads a motion from the attorneys, which is why the Main Line Times reports the lawyers want the judge to toss the case.

    The suits settled with two other students were based on allegations by the students that the photos taken with the district-issued laptops were used against them. School officials say Harriton High student Joshua Levin only claimed damage by the district after he chose to view the webcam photos, which were made available through a court-ordered mandate.

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