TITLE

VICTIMS WITHOUT LEGAL REMEDIES: WHY KIDS NEED SCHOOLS TO DEVELOP COMPREHENSIVE ANTI-BULLYING POLICIES

AUTHOR(S)
Sacks, Julie; Salem, Robert S.
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Albany Law Review;2009, Vol. 72 Issue 1, p147
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides an overview of the existing legal theories available to victims of school bullying or peer harassment in the U.S. A summary of federal and state law remedies for peer harassment is provided. The laws that provide protection from disability-peer harassment are discussed which includes the American Disabilities Act (ADA). Qualified immunity and municipal immunity are also discussed as procedural obstacles for plaintiffs to overcome.
ACCESSION #
41995306

 

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