When Words Harm: Cyber Bullying: What Should the Legal Consequences Be for Abusive Speech? Is it Protected? Should it Be a Crime or Sanctioned Under Civil Liability Law?

9 Pages Posted: 22 Jun 2011  

Anthony Stephen Montagna

Berkeley College; Universum University College

Date Written: June 9, 2011

Abstract

Paper covers cyber bullying more in a commentary fashion and takes on the troublesome naysayers who hide behind the first amendment free speech protection umbrella.

Keywords: Cyber Bullying, Legal Consequences, Criminal or Civil

Suggested Citation

Montagna, Anthony Stephen, When Words Harm: Cyber Bullying: What Should the Legal Consequences Be for Abusive Speech? Is it Protected? Should it Be a Crime or Sanctioned Under Civil Liability Law? (June 9, 2011). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1861565 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1861565

Anthony Stephen Montagna (Contact Author)

Berkeley College ( email )

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Universum University College ( email )

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