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Student Burn Books Malign Peers and Teachers Online | Kiwi ...

Student Burn Books Malign Peers and Teachers Online | Kiwi ... | Slander and Libel | Scoop.it
The 2004 Lindsay Lohan movie Mean Girls brought us, among other things, the concept of 'burn books', teen journals designed to trash the reputation of competing peers and frenemies with malicious content and wild ...
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Vikki Howard's comment, February 5, 2012 1:13 PM
The Movie 'Mean Girls' led to widespread use of 'burn books' which are intentionally malicious publications comprised of rumors, hurtful commentary and intentional lies. Through Facebook and other online media, burn books represent cyber-bullying. Often teachers are the target of this group libel--this behavior has yet to be fully litigated, though schools are taking action...is punishment of students legal?
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Judge Allows Teacher Back After Facebook Comments About "Hate" for Students - NBC New York

Judge Allows Teacher Back After Facebook Comments About "Hate" for Students - NBC New York | Slander and Libel | Scoop.it
New York PostJudge Allows Teacher Back After Facebook Comments About "Hate" for StudentsNBC New YorkA Brooklyn teacher fired for posting on Facebook about her "hate" for her students and suggesting she wished they would drown is being allowed back...
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Fired coach will sue for defamation of character

Fired coach will sue for defamation of character | Slander and Libel | Scoop.it
SANFORD – An Oviedo High School volleyball coach fired last year has filed preliminary papers to sue the Seminole County School Board and the Florida High School Athletic Association for defamation of character.
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“Actual Malice” is not Actually Malice: Clarifying and Solving One of the ... - JD Supra (press release)

“Actual Malice” is not Actually Malice: Clarifying and Solving One of the ... - JD Supra (press release) | Slander and Libel | Scoop.it
“Actual Malice” is not Actually Malice: Clarifying and Solving One of the ...JD Supra (press release)See also ROBERT D. SACK & SANDRA S. BARON, LIBEL, SLANDER, AND RELATED PROBLEMS § 5.5.1.1, 278 (2d ed.
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Alcoholic Teacher Has a Case Against Old School: Alaska Sup.
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Online Defamation - LawFuel.co.nz

Online Defamation - LawFuel.co.nz | Slander and Libel | Scoop.it
Online DefamationLawFuel.co.nzMedia lawyer Steven Price writes about online defamation - one of the matters-de-jour occupying the minds of everyone these days. I'm picking this question is going to garner increasing debate in the next few years.
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Modern Slander: Man Sues Ex-Girlfriends for Online Remarks - JD Supra (press release)

Modern Slander: Man Sues Ex-Girlfriends for Online Remarks - JD Supra (press release) | Slander and Libel | Scoop.it
Modern Slander: Man Sues Ex-Girlfriends for Online RemarksJD Supra (press release)Additionally, the potential fallout caused by posting libelous and slanderous material online can be exponentially greater than when the same materials are...
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Should Off-Campus Cyberbullying Be Grounds for Suspension? The Supreme Court May Weigh in Soon | Bullying Education

Should Off-Campus Cyberbullying Be Grounds for Suspension? The Supreme Court May Weigh in Soon | Bullying Education | Slander and Libel | Scoop.it
Cyberbullying is no doubt one of the biggest issues facing teachers, counselors, parents and students today. http://t.co/Pm5fdsgn.
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