Loyola offers forum on cyberbullying and sexting

Loyola University Chicago will host a conference on the dangers of cyberbullying and sexting Friday evening at the Water Tower Campus.

Professionals and experts will speak alongside of teens who will share their views on the issue.

Here are the details from the Loyola School of Law:

“Cyberbullying and Sexting”

Friday, October 29

8:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Philip H. Corboy Law Center
Power Rogers & Smith Ceremonial Courtroom, 10th Floor
25 East Pearson Street, Chicago

About the Conference

At this one-day conference, a variety of experts and professionals will explore the legal issues relevant to teens and the use of technology. The day will begin with speakers addressing current issues in this area, including the criminal aspects of cyberbullying and sexting, implications of criminalizing these behaviors, and other ideas on effectively regulating teen use of technology. At lunch, Chicago area teens will share their views on cyberbullying and sexting, how these behaviors affect them and their friends, whether they should be considered criminal, what consequences they believe there should be for these behaviors, and what type of prevention could be effective. Finally, Illinois professionals working to address issues associated with cyberbullying and sexting will highlight new state legislation, techniques for legal intervention, and efforts at education and prevention.

Conference Location

The conference will be held in the Philip H. Corboy Law Center, Power Rogers & Smith Ceremonial Courtroom, on the 10th floor of 25 E. Pearson St. on Loyola University Chicago’s Water Tower Campus. Validated parking is available in a number of locations adjacent to the School of Law.

To register to attend this year’s conference,
“Cyberbullying and Sexting,”
please email Katelan Little at klittle1@luc.edu.

Click here for the whole press release.

-Emmy Carragher

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One thought on “Loyola offers forum on cyberbullying and sexting

  1. After 23 years in juvenile court, I believe that teenagers often learn from the experiences of their peers, not just from being lectured by those in authority. Consequently, “Teen Cyberbullying Investigated” was published in January, 2010.

    Endorsed by Dr. Phil on April 8, 2010 [“Bullied to Death” show], “Teen Cyberbullying Investigated” presents real cases of teens in trouble over their online and cell phone activities. Civil & criminal sanctions have been imposed on teens over their emails, blogs, text and IM messages, Facebook entries and more. TCI is interactive and promotes education & awareness so that our youth will begin to “Think B4 U Click.”

    Thanks for looking at “Teen Cyberbullying Investigated” on http://www.freespirit.com [publisher] or on http://www.askthejudge.info [a free website for & about teens and the law].

    Regards, -Judge Tom

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