Friday, January 11, 2013
Matthew M. Pagett, North Carolina Court of Appeals, has published Sticks, Stones, and Cyberspace: On Cyberbullying and the Limits of Student Speech in the UNC School of Government School Law Bulletin 2012/2 (December 2012). Here is the abstract.
This article discusses cyberbullying in public schools and evaluates the pertinent statutory and common law standards. In particular, the article focuses on the relevant North Carolina statutory law and the extent to which school officials may punish students for cyberbullying behavior. The author also reviews the relevant Supreme Court standards as they apply to this particular factual scenario.Download the article from SSRN at the link.