TEXAS SCHOOL BULLYING LAWS

Under Texas law, “bullying” means: 1) engaging in written or verbal expression, expression through electronic means, or physical conduct that occurs on school property, at a school-sponsored or school-related activity, or in a vehicle operated by the district and that: has the effect or will have the effect of physically harming a student, damaging a.. read more →

TEXAS PASSES NEW TEEN SEXTING LAWS

Texas Governor Rick Perry signed a legislative bill[1], which became law on September 1, 2011 decreasing the penalty for teenagers, who are caught ‘sexting’ with each other, to a misdemeanor. Prior to the passage of the new sexting laws, juveniles caught sexting could face felony charges and wind up as a registered sex offender. Under.. read more →