June 21, 2013
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The upper house of Japan's National Diet, the House of Councillors on Friday gave final approval to legislation aimed at combating bullying. The law defines bullying that causes serious mental or physical harm as "serious." Under the new legislation, schools must report serious cases to the ...[read more]
March 15, 2013
by Ben Klaber
JURIST Guest Columnist Perry A. Zirkel of Lehigh University says the US Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights' latest "Dear Colleague" letter, like its predecessor concerning bullying, serves primarily as a public reminder and reinforcement of a current priority rather than an expansion ...[read more]
February 24, 2012
by Cody Harding
On February 24, 2010, an Italian court convicted three Google executives of privacy violations. The Milan court found that David Carl Drummond, George De Los Reyes, and Peter Fleitcher, violated the privacy rights of a young man with Down's Syndrome when they allowed a video showing his classmates ...[read more]
March 12, 2011
by Maureen Cosgrove
US Representative Jared Polis (D-CO) and Senator Al Franken (D-MN) on Thursday introduced legislation to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students in federally funded public elementary and high schools from bullying. The Student Non-Discrimination Act (SNDA) was reintroduced ...[read more]
February 24, 2010
by Brian Jackson
An Italian court on Wednesday found three Google executives guilty of privacy violations for allowing a video depicting bullying to be posted on its website. The court in Milan found that the three men, David Carl Drummond, George De Los Reyes, and Peter Fleitcher, violated the privacy rights of a ...[read more]
February 25, 2009
by Andrew Wood
Jennifer Gratz: Attorney General Holder recently called the American people a nation of cowards with respect to the issue of race. For the most part, I agree with him but in, I suspect, a very different way than what he meant with his comment. The civil rights establishment led... ...[read more]
September 4, 2008
by Leslie Schulman
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has renewed its call for an investigation into the actions of law enforcement officials at the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Minnesota this week. The ACLU alleges that officers in St. Paul conducted mass arrests, police raids on private home... ...[read more]
November 22, 2006
by Katerina Ossenova
Rwandan President Paul Kagame Wednesday derided the recommendation of French anti-terrorism judge Jean-Louis Bruguiere that he stand trial for the 1994 killing of former president Juvenal Habyarimana as bullying and arrogant. Kagame has denied involvement in shooting down the plane that... ...[read more]
August 31, 2006
by Brett Murphy
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Thursday once again said that Iran will not cease its uranium enrichment program, despite an August 31 deadline set by UN Security Council Resolution 1696, stating that the Iranian nation will not accept for one moment any bullying, invasion and violat... ...[read more]

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