Individual Rights and Responsibilities Section Open Meeting

What’s Bullying?


Emerging Trends in Civil And Criminal Law as to the Anti-Bullying Law


            The Individual Rights and Responsibilities Section Council is sponsoring an open meeting for section members and MBA members on the topic of bullying.  This program is designed to educate lawyers on the recently passed anti-bullying legislation and how it will affect victims and potential clients, including individuals, schools and municipalities.  Attendees will learn how individuals and others are affected.  Frank A. Smith III, Vice Chair, Individual Rights and Responsibilities Section Council will moderate the discussion.  Guest speakers include: Hon. Lawrence Moniz, Associate Justice, Bristol County Juvenile Court, Hon. Mary Dacey White, Associate Justice, Lynn District Court, Attorney Richard Cole, Attorney John Davis and Arline Isaacson, co-chairwoman of the Massachusetts Gay and Lesbian Political Caucus.  



The topics for discussion include:


  • Model bullying prevention and intervention plans
  • Academic and non-academic activities and who is affected
  • Practices and procedures for reporting and responding to bullying and retaliation
  • Role of the court and lawyer

Jean Stevens


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Sponsoring Section:

Civil Rights & Social Justice Section

Date:Wednesday, February 09, 2011
Time:4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location:Massachusetts Bar Association
20 West St
Boston, MA, 02111
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