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

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Produced on May 04, 2018

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Course Information

Time 60 minutes
Difficulty Intermediate

Course Description

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. The parents of a bullying victim often feel powerless to protect their child.

This program, presented by David G.C. Arnold, Of Counsel to Robson & Robson, P.C. will discuss the current landscape of childhood bullying and the role of educational institutions in combating such behavior. The program, which is Part I of a two-part series, will also provide an overview of laws aimed at protecting children from bullying.

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

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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.


Catina W.

was actually more than I was expecting.

Ajay P.

Excellent talk

Moshe S.

Very on point even in 2019!

Robert E. S.

Mr. Arnold is exceptionally clear and easy to follow. I learned a considerable amount about an area I am not to familiar with.

Tracy D.

Excellent course

Lauren B.

Excellent presentation. Very practical.

Iliana P.

The case law and personal experience was effective

Joseph M.

Very thorough. Very interesting cases. Great Presentation!

Rachael H.

Good practical information

Holly H.

Very clear and practical

Senna A.

This is a big issue in the school district where I live. We have a dearth of lawyers in this area of the law so this is very interesting on both a personal and professional level. I look forward to watching the second part.

Marc Z.

He focused on the key points that we had to know and did not divert. He was very organized and he had a good voice that projected well and gave examples to keep me engaged.

James S.

This was very good. Like the information and the style used here.

Micheal D.

Very good information on current state of law in this area.

Jennifer A.

Very well done.


Very informative

Maureen L.

Excellent presentation. Clearly laid out, good pace, great slides.

Mark W.

Excellent program...brought me back to law school!

Napha T.

Great presentation!

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