Tag: Cyberbullying

Supreme Court Disappoints : Refuses to Hear Cyber-Bullying Cases

The United States Supreme Court took the easy way out recently by refusing to grant certiorari in three cyber-bullying cases. Two of the cases, J.S. v. Blue Mountain and Layshock v. Hermitage were appeals from the 3rd Circuit while Kowalksi v. Berkeley County was an appeal from our own 4th Circuit. Both J.S. and Layshock …

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Cyberbullying and Public Schools

Kowalski v. Berkeley County While the Supreme Court has not yet ruled on a case regarding cyberbullying and schools, federal district and circuit courts continue to hear such cases.  This past July, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued an important decision in a case out of West Virginia.   The case, …

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