There's an anti-bullying law on the books in Illinois but even that couldn't stop students from harassing ten-year-old Ashlynn Conner. The fifth grader took her own life on Friday. Illinois attorney Matthew David Keenan says the law doesn't outline specific bullying parameters.
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Keenan says schools are not always fair when it comes to punishing students who bully. Nonetheless, he says this could turn into a nightmare for the school district with major lawsuits potentially coming down the pipe. Keenan says he's not tossing blame on the Georgetown Ridge Farm School District, but he says things like Conner's death should never happen. The school district did not return phone calls.