The Internet

The Internet

by Cynthia A. Bily

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The Internet by Cynthia A. Bily

This timely series examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of American teens; many volumes cover how the Bill of Rights are interpreted and protected with regard to minors.; This volume in the new Teen Rights and Freedoms series explores real or perceived teen rights related to the Internet. The text covers a variety of topics, including the legal issues of teen internet use; balancing First Amendment rights with safety; cour; This timely new series from Greenhaven Press examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of American teens. Many of the volumes cover rights guaranteed under the Bill of Rights and how these rights are int

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780737758290
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 04/13/2012
Series: Teen Rights and Freedoms Series
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 15 - 17 Years

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Table of Contents

Foreword 1

Introduction 4

Chronology 7

1 Understanding the Legal Issues of Teen Internet Use Patrick E. Corbett 11

2 Teens' First Amendment Rights Must Be Balanced with Their Safety David L. Hudson 21

3 The Communications Decency Act Protects Children Without Restricting: Adult Communication J. James Exon 28

4 Limitations on 'Patently Offensive Display' Violate the First Amendment: The Supreme Court's Decision John Paul Stevens 33

5 Public Libraries Cannot Be Required to Prevent Children from Seeing Online Pornography The State Appeal Court's Decision: Court of Appeal of the State of California 42

6 Requiring Internet Filters at Public Libraries Does Not Violate the First Amendment: The Supreme Court's Decision William H. Rehnquist 49

7 Public Libraries Should Not Restrict Minors' Access to the Internet: American Library Association 57

8 A Librarian Discusses Her Efforts to Provide LGBT Resources for Students: Personal Narrative Karyn Storts-Brinks 62

9 A Student Discusses Her Struggle to Gain Access to Online LGBT Information: Personal Narrative Bryanna Shelton Rose Kennedy 69

10 Teen Internet Use Off-Campus Raises Unsettled Legal Questions Rosann DiPietro 74

11 Schools Should Be Able to Discipline Students for Off-Campus Internet Use Sean A. Fields 83

12 Schools May Not Punish Students for Most Off-Campus Internet Speech: The District Appeals Court's Decision Theodore A. McKee 91

13 The District Appeals Court's Rulings on Off-Campus Speech Clarify and Protect Student Rights Frank LoMonte 99

14 Those Who Illegally Download Music Should Be Prosecuted Mitch Bainwol Cary Sherman 107

15 A Student Discusses Being Sued for Illegal Music Downloading: Personal Narrative: Ernesto 115

16 Federal Laws Are Needed to Protect Young People from Cyberbullying Linda Sánchez 123

17 Making Cyberbullying Illegal Unnecessarily Limits Free Speech: WebProNews Staff 130

Organizations to Contact 135

For Further Reading 142

Index 147

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