Cyberbullying

Audrie Pott (Audrie Pott Foundation)

Gov. Jerry Brown Signs ‘Audrie’s Law’ Toughening Juvenile Sex Crime Statutes

Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed legislation known as Audrie’s Law reforming juvenile sex crime laws and named after 15-year-old sexual assault victim Audrie Pott, according to a state senator’s spokesman.

09/30/2014

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

Audrie Pott (Audrie Pott Foundation)

Bay Area Lawmakers Propose ‘Audrie’s Law’ For Cyberbullying

Juveniles who sexually assault unconscious victims could be tried as adults under proposed California legislation brought in response to the suicide of a 15-year-old girl who was sexually battered while passed out at a party then humiliated by photos circulated to classmates.

03/07/2014

Audrie Pott (Audrie Pott Foundation)

Audrie Pott’s Family Settles With 2 Defendants In Wrongful Death Suit

The parents of a teenage girl who committed suicide after an alleged sexual assault by three teen boys in Saratoga have reached a settlement with two defendants in their wrongful death lawsuit, their attorney said Friday.

08/10/2013

Audrie Pott (Audrie Pott Foundation)

Saratoga Rape Suspects Couldn’t Be Expelled, School Official Says

A school superintendent said Wednesday that officials could not expel three teenage boys charged with sexually battering a classmate last fall.

04/17/2013

Audrie Pott (Audrie Pott Foundation)

Detention Hearing Held For Saratoga Teen Rape Suspects

Charges against three teen boys were heard in Santa Clara Juvenile Court Tuesday in connection with the alleged Sept. 2 sexual assault on a 15-year-old Saratoga girl who later committed suicide.

04/16/2013

Members of Audrie Pott's family and their attorney speak at a press conference April 15, 2013. (CBS)

Saratoga Suicide Victim’s Family Outraged After Accused Boys Refuse Responsibility

The family of a girl who committed suicide after she was sexually assaulted and a photo of the act was shared in text messages say they are outraged by what they see as a refusal to take responsibility by the three boys arrested in the attack.

04/15/2013

Audrie Pott (Audrie Pott Foundation)

Saratoga Suicide Victim Family Says Teens Tried To Destroy Sex Assault Evidence

Family members of a 15-year-old Saratoga girl who killed herself after photos of a sexual assault surfaced online said on Friday they suspect the attackers tried to destroy evidence.

04/12/2013

(Saratoga High School)

3 Teens Arrested In Rape Case Linked To Saratoga Girl’s Suicide

Three teenage boys were arrested at school Thursday in connection with the alleged sexual assault in Saratoga last fall of a 15-year-old girl who later committed suicide, a sheriff’s spokesman said.

04/11/2013

Britton Middle School in Morgan Hill. (CBS)

Morgan Hill Teen Arrested For Alleged Bullying Of Classmates

A middle school student in Morgan Hill was arrested this week after allegedly bullying two classmates both online and in person, a police sergeant said.

01/25/2013

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