The Internet

The Internet

eBook - 2012
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Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume focuses on struggle to balance the rights of teenagers to use the Internet with the desire to protect them from harm.
Contents: Understanding the legal issues of teen Internet use / Patrick E. Corbett
Teens' First Amendment rights must be balanced with their safety / David L. Hudson, Jr.
The Communications Decency Act protects children without restricting adult communication / J. James Exon
Limitations on "patently offensive display" violate the First Amendment : the Supreme Court's decision / John Paul Stevens
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
Requiring Internet filters at public libraries does not violate the First Amendment : the Supreme Court's decision / William H. Rehnquist
Public libraries should not restrict minors' access to the Internet / American Library Association
A librarian discusses her efforts to provide LGBT resources for students : personal narrative / Karyn Storts-Brinks
A student discusses her struggle to gain access to online LGBT information : personal narrative / Bryanna Shelton, interviewed by Rose Kennedy
Teen Internet use off-campus raises unsettled legal questions / Rosann DiPietro
Schools should be able to discipline students for off-campus internet use / Sean A. Fields
Schools may not punish students for most off-campus Internet speech : the District Appeals court's decision / Theodore A. McKee
The District Appeals Court's rulings on off-campus speech clarify and protect student rights / Frank LoMonte
Those who illegally download music should be prosecuted / Mitch Bainwol and Cary Sherman
A student discusses being sued for illegal downloading : personal narrative / Ernesto
Federal laws are needed to protect young people from cyberbullying / Linda Sanchez
Making cyberbullying illegal unnecessarily limits free speech / WebProNews Staff
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, 2012
Characteristics: 1 online resource (155 p.) : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps
Additional Contributors: Bily, Cynthia A. - Editor
Gale Group
ISBN: 9780737766103


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