Journal of Science & Technology to Hold Symposium on Cyberbullying

Journal of Sci & Tech to Hold Symposium on Cyberbullying

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Date: 09/13/2011

The Albany Law Journal of Science & Technology will gather law professors, educators and legal practitioners to discuss "Cyberbullying from Classroom to Courtroom: Contemporary Approaches to Protecting Children in a Digital Age" on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011, from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Albany Law School.

Panelists to date include:

  • Doug Abrams, Associate Professor of Law, University of Missouri
  • Jonathan Bruno, Partner, Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan
  • Scott Camassar, The Law Firm of Steven M. Reck
  • Gregg Johnson ’92, Lemire Johnson LLC
  • Lawrence Paska, NYSED Coordinator, Office of Educational Design and Technology
  • Britton Schnurr, New York School Psychologist
  • Berin Szoka, Founder, TechFreedom
  • Kimberly Wilkins, Principal, Stephen and Harriet Myers Middle School, City School District of Albany

The panelists will be divided into two panels, both moderated by Albany Law School Professor Robert Heverly '92. The first will focus on the legal aspects of cyberbullying, including issues of free speech and potential suits arising from cyberbullying. The second panel will focus on how cyberbullying directly affects educators in the classroom, as well as what they are doing to protect students.

"Cyberbullying from Classroom to Courtroom” is free and open to the public. 

Since its launch in 1990, the Albany Law Journal of Science & Technology has developed into a nationally ranked student-edited law journal that focuses on the intersection of law with technology. The extensive annual legal periodical survey conducted by Washington & Lee Law School consistently ranks the journal among the top 10 science and technology law journals in the country in categories such as impact, total number of citations by other journals, currency and frequency of citations by cases.