Addressing bullying in college has become more difficult and more complex as more and more students use social media. In the past a student could tease or bully another student in front of a dozen other students, but now with technology they can do so in front of an audience of hundreds at any time in the day. colleges are put in a difficult position wanting and needing to address such bullying, but may be limited by the First Amendment rights of the bully.
In this session, expert speaker Timothy E. Gilsbach, Esq. will review the law regarding social media bullying in colleges and First Amendment considerations. Know what colleges can and must do to avoid potential liability from suits from the bully, the victim or both.
Who Should Attend
Timothy E. Gilsbach ESQ
Timothy E. Gilsbach, ESQ., is an associate at King Spry and is member of the firm’s Education Group, concentrating his practice in the area of special education. Tim defends school districts, intermediate units and charter schools in all phases of special education litigation, from state level administrative hear... More info