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Can Kindness Overcome Bullying?

  • Julie Warshaw
  • July 26, 2017

Kindness Matters While being kind might sound easy, it is complex. If kindness was simple, then everyone would be kind and no one would experience meanness and bullying. Imagine a world where kindness is the norm. Is it possible to create homes, schools, and communities where kindness is the norm? The answer is, yes – … Continue reading “Can Kindness Overcome Bullying?”

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That Long Pause was Really a Seizure: Understanding Epilepsy and Bullying

  • Julie Warshaw
  • July 12, 2017

How do you think a grade school class would react if a classmate suddenly became silent? They may not know what they are seeing, so they speculate and create stories about what is going on. Maybe he contracted an illness. Maybe she is so tired she was sleeping while awake. The stories may often be … Continue reading “That Long Pause was Really a Seizure: Understanding Epilepsy and Bullying”

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The Right To Search Students

  • Julie Warshaw
  • June 28, 2017

The increase in school tragedies continues to bring the topic of school safety into the public conscience. Student searches can be a tool for maintaining safe schools, but school administrators must balance this need for safety with the students’ individual rights. Students in public schools have the Fourth Amendment right to be free from unreasonable … Continue reading “The Right To Search Students”

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Bullying Can Lead to Denial of Fape

  • Julie Warshaw
  • June 28, 2017

Bullying has been a hot topic among schools and students across the nation and now it may become more prevalent in the area of special education. A recent Court of Appeals case may not only allow parents to argue that bullying resulted in a denial of a free and appropriate public education (FAPE), it may … Continue reading “Bullying Can Lead to Denial of Fape”

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Sign Language Approved As A Foreign Language In N.J. High Schools

  • Julie Warshaw
  • June 28, 2017

TRENTON — Taking sign language in high school will now count toward students’ foreign language requirements for graduation, under a new law signed Monday by Gov. Chris Christie. The bill (S1760) requires high schools to let students fulfill their foreign language graduation requirement by taking sign language courses instead of spoken languages like Spanish or French. According … Continue reading “Sign Language Approved As A Foreign Language In N.J. High Schools”

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American Sign Language Bill Passes in NJ

  • Julie Warshaw
  • June 28, 2017

I have worked on this project for a number of years and it has finally come to fruition. Today, the New Jersey full Assembly unanimously passed the American Sign Language Bill and it heads to the Governor for signature. This Bill will enable so many students, with or without disabilities, to fulfill their high school … Continue reading “American Sign Language Bill Passes in NJ”

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Asperger’s Syndrome Student Sues Over Arrest For Violent Drawings

  • Julie Warshaw
  • June 28, 2017

New Jersey Law Journal 1/14/14 NJ Criminal Lawyer, NJ Criminal Attorney Violent Drawings A student arrested over classroom doodles that alarmed the school staff in the days after last year’s Sandy Hook school shootings has filed a civil rights suit in federal court.   The student, Kevin Jones Jr., who has Asperger’s syndrome and attention … Continue reading “Asperger’s Syndrome Student Sues Over Arrest For Violent Drawings”

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Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying, Cyber-Bullying, And Retaliation Are Real

  • Julie Warshaw
  • June 28, 2017

HARASSMENT, INTIMIDATION, BULLYING, CYBER-BULLYING, AND RETALIATION ARE REAL Written by Julie Warshaw, Esq. August 18, 2013- This article and Blog post is meant for educational purposes only and it is not intended to provide legal advice. No attorney client relationship is created by this article. Harassment, intimidation, bullying, cyber-bullying, and retaliation are real. Many students … Continue reading “Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying, Cyber-Bullying, And Retaliation Are Real”

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American Sign Language Bill Passes The NJ Senate Education Committee

  • Julie Warshaw
  • June 28, 2017

This Blog post is for educational purposes only. It is not meant to provide legal advice. For more information, please visit my website at www.warshawlawfirm.com. On February 21, 2003, I testified at the Senate Education Committee hearing in favor of Bill 1196 introduced by Senator Allen. I have been working on aspects of my own … Continue reading “American Sign Language Bill Passes The NJ Senate Education Committee”

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Prescription Labels-Beware

  • Julie Warshaw
  • June 28, 2017

The information contained in this Blog post is for educational purposes only and it is not meant to give legal advice or provide a legal opinion. For more information, please contact us at info@warshawlawfirm.com or at (973) 433-2121.   As 2013 is about to begin, it is important to reexamine every aspect of our lives … Continue reading “Prescription Labels-Beware”

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