John Davis to Present “Cyberbullying and Threats: School Authority and Liability”

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National Business Institute’s seminar on School Law: Social Media and Apps, Cyberbullying, Privacy and Other Technology Issues

February 2, 2018

John J. Davis is presenting, “Cyberbullying and Threats: School Authority and Liability,” at NBI’s annual school law seminar. His session will discuss:

  • Discrimination/Harassment Laws and Cyberbullying
  • When Schools May be Held Legally Liable
  • Addressing On- vs. Off-Campus Cyberbullying
  • Disciplining Students for Cyberbullying
  • Violence and Suicide Threats: Assessing and Managing
  • Handling School Threats and Swatting Threats
  • Avoiding Violations of Privacy and Free Speech Rights
  • Sample Policies and Recent Court Cases

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About John Davis

John J. Davis is the chair of the firm’s Governmental Liability and Civil Rights practice groups. His primary practice focuses on the defense of cities, towns, and other public employers in suits alleging civil rights violations, discrimination, harassment, negligence, and educators’ and school board liability. John can be reached at 617-350-0950 or jdavis@piercedavis.com.

About PDP’s School Liability Practice

Pierce Davis & Perritano represents schools in federal and state courts as well as administrative agencies on a variety of alleged violations, including claims arising out of the Massachusetts Tort Claims Act, the Recreational Use Statute, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Massachusetts Anti-Bullying Law and employment-related federal and state laws.

We defend school districts, elected and appointed officers, and school employees in actions arising out of the performance of their public duties, including student discipline, school liability and employment claims.