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2011

Cleveland State University

Cyberbullying

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Cyberbullying Resource Guide, Laura E. Ray Sep 2011

Cyberbullying Resource Guide, Laura E. Ray

Law Library Research Guides - Archived

On Friday, September 23rd, 2011, the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Journal of Law and Health sponsored the symposium Bullies in a Wired World: Cyberspace Victimization's Impact on Adolescent Mental Health and the Need for Cyberbullying Legislation in Ohio.

This guide provides informational resources to complement the symposium. The reader may also be interested in the Law Library's Cyber Law Research Guide.


Anti-Cyber Bullying Statutes: Threat To Student Free Speech, John O. Hayward Jan 2011

Anti-Cyber Bullying Statutes: Threat To Student Free Speech, John O. Hayward

Cleveland State Law Review

On October 17, 2006, Megan Meier, a thirteen-year-old girl in Dardenne Prairie, Missouri, who had been diagnosed with attention deficit disorder and depression, committed suicide because of postings on MySpace, an Internet social networking site, saying she was a bad person whom everyone hated and the world would be better off without. As a result, the state revised its harassment and stalking statutes to prohibit using electronic means to knowingly "frighten, intimidate, or cause emotional distress to another person."' At the time of this writing, twenty-one states have passed similar legislation with others sure to follow. Many of these statutes ...