Texas House of Representatives Pass “David’s Law”

by Dylan Buckley According to a news report on WFAA 8 ABC, The Texas House of Representatives recently passed an anti-cyberbullying law on May 12th. The bill is named after David Molak, a 16-year-old victim of cyberbullying from San Antonio who took is life last year, and will allow schools and courts to take action… Continue reading Texas House of Representatives Pass “David’s Law”

School District Pays $125,000 for Bullying Lawsuit

  by Dylan Buckley On July 2015, a mother and her son sued the Brunswick School District for the bullying that her son experienced at Brunswick Junior High School that lasted more than two years. According to the Portland Press Herald, an agreement had finally been reached, and along with the $125,000, Brunswick Junior High… Continue reading School District Pays $125,000 for Bullying Lawsuit

NSV Highlight on: Youth Law Center

by Sean Hedden The Youth Law Center has provided legal services for children since 1978, protecting kids from abuse and neglect in the foster and judicial system. Their staff of legal experts litigates, educates, collaborates, disseminates, and advocates–bringing about leadership on child welfare issues and reform on the juvenile justice system. The Youth Law Center… Continue reading NSV Highlight on: Youth Law Center

NSV Highlight on: Cyberbullying Research Center

by Sean Hedden The Cyberbullying Research Center gives the public excellent resources, information, graphics, and data on how technology is used as a tool for bullying and teen violence. Dr Justin W. Patchin and Dr. Sameer Hinduja, two expert researchers, launched Cyberbullying.org in 2005 “as a means to further their mission of bringing sound research… Continue reading NSV Highlight on: Cyberbullying Research Center

NSV Highlight on: Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence

by Sean Hedden The Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence provides legal assistance with State and Federal gun laws. According to their website, the “Law Center tracks and analyzes firearms legislation in all 50 states, files amicus briefs in critical Second Amendment cases across the country, and works with lawmakers and advocates to craft and… Continue reading NSV Highlight on: Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence