Bullying

Audrie Pott (Audrie Pott Foundation)

‘Audrie’s Law’ Advances, Mandatory Sentences For Juveniles Convicted Of Sex Assaults Dropped

A state Assembly committee on Tuesday passed a bill named after a teen suicide victim after its sponsor agreed to remove a controversial two-year minimum sentence for juveniles convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious or disabled person.

06/24/2014

Delia Garcia-Bratcher listens during a court hearing in Santa Rosa, May 22, 2014. (CBS)

No Charges Filed Yet In Santa Rosa’s Mom Alleged Attack Of School Bully

Sonoma County prosecutors today again delayed a decision on whether to file charges against a Santa Rosa woman accused of injuring an 11-year-old schoolboy who allegedly bullied her daughter.

06/19/2014

Delia Garcia-Bratcher listens during a court hearing in Santa Rosa, May 22, 2014. (CBS)

New Report Raises Doubt Whether Santa Rosa Mom Choked Bully

An investigative report illustrates doubt on whether a Santa Rosa mother grabbed the throat of a 12-year-old boy who was allegedly bullying her daughter.

05/28/2014

Delia Garcia-Bratcher listens during a court hearing in Santa Rosa, May 22, 2014. (CBS)

Santa Rosa Mom Accused Of Assaulting Daughter’s Alleged Bully In Court; No Charges Filed Today

The Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office did not file charges Thursday against a Santa Rosa woman accused of injuring an 11-year-old schoolboy who allegedly bullied her daughter.

05/22/2014

Massive firings of San Jose State University resident advisers is prompting one student to speak out while the school continues to investigate the campus' racial climate. (Eugene Zelenko/Creative Commons)

Former Resident Adviser Calls SJSU Mass Firings A PR Stunt

Eighteen resident advisers were fired last month by San Jose State University after a student and his parents filed a $5 million claim against the school for racial bullying.

05/19/2014

Cameron Hamilton

Central Valley Mayor Tells Bullying Victims They Need To “Grow A Pair”

A Central California mayor’s remarks that bullying victims should toughen up and defend themselves has sparked anger among some city officials and gay rights advocates.

05/16/2014

Jewlyes Gutierrez was charged with battery after fighting back against alleged bullies. (CBS)

Battery Charges Dropped Against Hercules High School Transgender Teen Who Had Been Bullied

16-year-old Jewlyes Gutierrez completed a conflict resolution program offered by the judge in return for the misdemeanor charges being dropped, the Transgender Law Center reported.

05/07/2014

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Children Who View Domestic Abuse More Likely To Bully, Fight, Lie, Cheat

A growing body of research shows that children don’t have to be abused themselves to suffer the consequences of domestic violence.

04/10/2014

Apps are seen on Apple iPhone 5s January 22, 2014 in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Karen BLEIER (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Brentwood Police Hold School Meeting On Sexting, Bullying After Middle School Girl Forced Into Sex Acts

Online bullying, kids’ access to websites and “sexting” are all topics to be covered by Brentwood police Thursday night at a meeting to remind parents that their kids’ online activity has real-world consequences.

04/03/2014

Rolling Hills Elementary in Fairfield. (CBS)

Fed-Up Father Of Bullied Son Files Restraining Order Against Fairfield 9-Year-Old

A fed-up father is asking a judge for a restraining order against a 9-year-old boy accused of verbally and physically assaulting his son at Rolling Hills Elementary in Fairfield.

03/21/2014

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