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Do You Know Your Child’s Legal Rights in the Classroom?

This interview with Lawyers.com Editor-in-Chief Larry Bodine was originally published Aug. 31 on Motherhood Moment. It’s back-to-school season again! As parents send their kids back to class it’s important that they are aware of their students’ legal rights — especially in regards to personal safety. Lawyers.com — the largest legal website for consumers — has straightforward advice for common legal concerns parents could face this new school year. I had a chance to interview Lawyers.com Editor-in-Chief, Larry Bodine, Esq. about …

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Stopping Your Cyberbully [Podcast]

Matt:  Welcome to Lawyers.com Radio. I’m Matt Plessner, and we’re going to be covering cyberbullying. We’ll talk about what it means, and what it covers. We’re speaking with Traverse Internet Law attorney, Enrico Schaefer.   Cyberbullying Defined Enrico:  Cyberbullying is a term that people use when they’re talking about harassment on the Internet using email, chat, social media, blogs or bulletin boards, targeting someone specifically and harassing him or her. It’s not so much a legal term as it is …

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Read the Latest Issue of ‘Your Family & The Law’ Newsletter

You Can Create Your Own Homebrew, But Don’t Sell It Each year, more people take up homebrewing of beer, wine, hard cider and other beverages. Some hobbyists adopt this craft because of the popular “eat and drink local” movement. Some do it because it’s science. Some do it because it’s creative. Making a limited amount of wine or beer at home is legal in most of the United States, but it is never legal to sell what you brew. Find …

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Posted 2 years ago in Criminal Law Social Networks by Michele Bowman  
Amanda Todd Suicide Highlights Cyberbullying Danger

Teenagers hang out on Facebook the same way Baby-boomers hung out at soda shops and Gen-X’ers hung out at the mall. As a result, social media has given bullies a new way to torment their victims, and parents need to be aware of the dangers that lurk online for their teens. Amanda Todd, a Canadian teen who was cyberbullied into committing suicide on Oct. 10, is only the latest in a string of sad cases, from Massachusetts and New York …

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Posted 3 years ago in Internet Law by Aaron Kase  
Facebook Ignores Harassment Complaints

What do you do when you find an imposter page on Facebook with your name, photo and false information you’d rather not have your loved ones, or coworkers, see? Facebook took a month to remove sexually explicit imposter page The law provides a range of civil and criminal penalties against online stalkers Protect your data and personal information before someone uses it against you   A Very Graphic Way A recent story in Consumer Reports (print version only) took the …

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