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Teen Cyberbullying Investigated

SKU: 9781575423395


Price:$ 28.90
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Judge Tom Jacobs presents a powerful collection of landmark court cases involving teens and charges of cyberbullying and cyberharassment. This riveting, informative guide will help young people understand what cyberbullying is and is not, recognize when they may be its victims or perpetrators, and learn tactics for successfully dealing with it. What is cyberbullying? Cyberbullying includes: sending harassing or threatening emails, voicemails, texts, or instant messages to someone spreading hateful comments about someone through emails, blogs, or chat rooms stealing passwords and sending threatening messages using a false identity building a website to target specific people What can young people do about this new type of teenage bullying? Judge Jacobs shares a wealth of knowledge, ideas, suggestions, and expert opinions honed from his years as a juvenile court judge, law professor, and author. Each chapter features a seminal cyberbullying case and resulting decision, asks readers whether they agree with the court?s decision, and urges them to think about how the decision affects their lives. Chapters also include related cases, tips, important facts and statistics, and suggestions for further reading. With an ever-increasing number of serious cases of cyberharassment and school violence, this book is needed more urgently than ever. Be advised: Subject matter contains profanity. All quotes are taken directly from published court opinions; please consider any offensive language within the context it is presented.

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