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The Ins and Outs of Connecticut's Anti-Bullying Law: A Primer EYL141208

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Presented by the Young Lawyers Section

Seminar Code: EYL141208

CLE Credit: 2.0 Hours

About the Program: This program is an introduction to Connecticut's Anti-bullying law.  The seminar will consider current interpretations of Connecticut’s Anti-Bullying Statute.  Topics covered include how electronic and cyber bullying are treated under the statute; how provisions pertaining to hostile environments, inside and outside of the school setting, are interpreted and enforced; how the statute’s definition of discrimination applies to transgender and gender non-conforming student; and compliance with Title IX.

You Will Learn: 

  • The history of Connecticut's anti-bullying law and how the statute was designed to curtail incidents of bullying in Connecticut schools.
  • About school and administrator roles, and the steps required in the investigatory process when an allegation of bullying is made.
  • About student rights pertaining to free speech.

Who Should Purchase: 
Attorneys, child advocates, and school professionals who would like an introduction to Connecticut's bullying laws.

Program Chair and Moderator:
Christopher J. Sugar, Berchem Moses & Devlin PC, Milford

Gino LoRicco
Susan L. Scott, Pullman & Comley LLC, Hartford
Sandra Staub, Legal Director of the Connecticut ACLU, Hartford

****The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE. This program qualifies for transitional and non-transitional credits. Financial hardship information available upon request.