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Unfortunately, this likely did not constitute a violation of your son's civil rights. There are a couple problems with finding otherwise.
First, there is no "right" to use a public pool. While the pool may very well be open to the public, the government entity responsible for the pool has the lawful ability to preclude people from using that pool. This ability would be limited primarily by discrimination laws, meaning they could not prevent people from entering based on age, race or ethnicity. However, being accused of a sexual assault would not be protected.
Another problem is that what occurs in criminal court does not necessarily effect what occurs elsewhere. As a good example, you likely recall that OJ Simpson was acquitted in criminal court but still held responsible in civil court. Likewise, an acquittal for your son would not preclude the government from prohibiting him from using the pool.
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