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Liability, Policy, and Progress in Stopping Cyberbullying Focus of April 24 Program

April 09, 2013 – 

The Rutgers Computer & Law Technology Journal and the Rutgers Institute for Professional Education will present an all-day symposium titled “Cyberbullying in America: A Discussion of Liability, Policy, and Progress” on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at Rutgers School of Law–Newark. The symposium is also supported by the law school’s Alumni Association.

The event is free and open to the public; however, pre-registration is required at https://ipe.rutgers.edu/ipe_reg.php?event_id=134. For those seeking CLE credit, the registration fee is $100. The program will provide 6.0 CLE credit hours (NJ, NY) and 5.0 (PA).

What:“Cyberbullying in America: A Discussion of Liability, Policy, and Progress”
When:10 am – 4 pm, Wednesday, April 24, 2013 
Where:Rutgers School of Law–Newark
Contact:For more details, contact Randy Gray at eic@rctlj.org.
PROGRAM
9 am:REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST
10 am:CRIMINAL PANEL: PROSECUTING AND DEFENDING AN ALLEGED CYBERBULLY: THE ROLE OF THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM IN A NETWORKED AGE OF BULLYING

Stuart P. Green, Distinguished Professor of Law, Rutgers School of Law–Newark, moderator
Hon. Glenn Berman, J.S.C. (Ret.), of counsel, Greenbaum Rowe Smith & Davis LLP (State v. Dharun Ravi presiding judge)
William Dobbs, lawyer and activist
Rubin Sinins, partner, Javerbaum Wurgaft Hicks Kahn Wikstrom & Sinins (Molly Wei’s defense attorney)
Brian Sinclair, assistant prosecutor, Bergen County, New Jersey 

Noon:LUNCH
12:30 pm:CIVIL PANEL: THE COST OF CYBERBULLYING: INDIVIDUALS, WEBHOSTS, AND COMMUNITY LIABILITY IN A NETWORKED AGE OF BULLYING

Paul L. Tractenberg, Board of Governors Distinguished Service Professor, Rutgers School of Law–Newark, moderator
Emily Bazelon, senior editor, Slate; contributing writer, New York Times Magazine; and Truman Capote Fellow for Creative Writing and Law, Yale Law School
Elizabeth Jaffe, Associate Professor, Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School
Shannon Cuttle, director, Anti-Bullying Initiatives, Garden State Equality

2 pm:

KEYNOTE: Jeffrey S. Chiesa, Attorney General of New Jersey, “Cyberbullying in New Jersey”

2:30 pm:POLICY PANEL: IT TAKES A COMMUNITY TO STOP A CYBERBULLY: MOVING TOWARDS A MODEL OF COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT IN A NETWORKED AGE OF BULLYING

Steven Goldstein, Esq., associate chancellor for external relations, Rutgers–Newark, moderator
Bob Braun, reporter, Star-Ledger
Hon. Valerie Vainieri Huttle, Assemblywoman, 37th District of New Jersey
Seth M. Marnin, assistant director of legal affairs, Anti-Defamation League
Joseph Romano, teacher, Irvington High School

4 pmClosing and Reception