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Zero-tolerance or Zero-enforcement? A Guide to Taking on Bullies in School or Online Part II

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Produced on June 04, 2018

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Course Information

Time 1h 1m
Difficulty Intermediate
Topics covered in this course: Litigation Education

Course Description

Sadly, today’s tech savvy bully has the ability to leverage the connectedness of social media to harass their victim on a round the clock basis. This constant bombardment can cause permanent emotional damage to the victim.

Join attorney David G.C. Arnold for Part II of this two-part series aimed at guiding attorneys to take on bullies in school or online. This program will teach you how to effectively represent the victim of bullying and their family. Mr. Arnold will also address ways to protect children from abuse by other children.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Discuss the current landscape of childhood bullying including the role of educational institutions and social media platforms in combating and/or enabling harassing behavior
  2. Grasp the role of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act in protecting children from bullying, and what services they provide for the victims of bullying
  3. Identify the strategies and the process for representing a victim of bullying

Note: This course is approved for GAL for children in Virginia. If you would like a GAL certificate, please email our Customer Support team after completing the course. 

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David G.C. Arnold

Robson & Robson, P.C.

David G.C. Arnold is Of Counsel at Robson & Robson, P.C., and focuses his practice exclusively on state and federal litigation. Mr. Arnold routinely represents clients at both the trial and appellate levels, in administrative hearings and in arbitrations. He has tried a number of jury trials and has represented clients before the United State Supreme Court.

Mr. Arnold has been instrumental in the development in special education law both in Pennsylvania and nationally. He litigated the seminal case of Lower Merion v. Doe that requires school districts to provide transportation to special needs school children not attending public schools. Mr. Arnold routinely teaches and lectures in the area of special education law and in other aspects of federal litigation.


Michael D.

Great presentation!

Dean C.

Excellent presentation.

Caroline P.

Appreciated all the case law, rules & statutes.

Mark Y.

Great presentation and great information

Judith H.

Great materials!

Susana F.

Excellent on all levels: clear and easy to follow presentation, excellent course materials, and answered many questions which was very helpful. Thank you!

Tucker C.

Very well presented.

David S.

Not very VA specific. But some good ideas on how to start dealing with a bullying case when a GAL. And maybe with online matters as well for all family law attorneys.

C. K.

Part I and Part II have been some of the best CLEs I've heard in my 20 years of practice. Thank you.

Louella P.

Mr. Arnold was outstanding in his two presentations. His knowledge of the field was excellent.

Catina W.

Great Job!!!

Jennifer H.

very helpful. excellent practical tips

Ajay P.

Excellent and knowledgeable speaker

Angela L.

Thanks so much for presenting this program and providing such a thorough roadmap. It's such an important topic.

Danielle W.

Extremely helpful; great info!

Holly H.

Very clear presentation of complicated material

Jennifer R.

excellent speaker

Miriam W.


Micheal D.

Good content and info for representing parents of students that have been bullied. 504 content was interesting.

William J.

Very interesting and informative. And useful.

Donald B.


Joseph C.

This was one of the best courses that I have viewed in a long time. Very focused on important and substantive matters.

James C.

The speaker was excellent - so informative on the matter! The material was presented at a rather high level, requiring some prior knowledge about the area of litigation (which I had).

Michaella L.

this was a great topic, and series that he is doing

Matthew R.

Good program, an area of law I don't know a great deal about.

G. Christine P.

I would also recommend this to parents hiring lawyers. Great information. Thank you so much for continuing to provide such interesting and high-quality sessions! - C


Very well done.

Steve D.

Excellent presenter. I have to go back and watch the first part now.

Allison T.

The speaker was very prompt in responding to questions.

Elliot F.

Good treatment of complicated subject matter.

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