United States federal law promotes Internet safety and prohibits cyberbullying.


a) Use the Index to either an online or a print version of the United States Code or do a keyword search and identify the section that requires schools to educate minors that cybrebullying is inappropriate Internet behavior.

  • What is its citation? (_ U.S.C. _)

b) After the main text of the statute the editors of the commercial versions of the USC have provided further research materials (“annotations”). Can you locate a law review article on cyberbullying among those cited there? Can you located a case on cyberbullying among the cases mentioned there?

c) Is this statutory provision still good law?

For more on locating federal statutes, go to
http://legalresearch.wikischolars.columbia.edu/How+to+Locate+Specific+Primary+Sources+of+Statutory+Law.