What constitutes bullying?

For a student charged with a bullying offense at their particular college or university. The school's specific definition of bullying would have to be referenced as to what would be allowed and disallowed. But bullying, as most people would understand it, would be harassing, unwelcomed contact or behavior or communications towards another party that would say cause emotional or psychological or mental distress. So it could be cyber bullying, it could be via electronic means, text messaging, social media, for example, could be in-person. Schools take bullying very seriously because they do not want to be the next school that makes the news for a student who harms themselves due to bullying. So if you're accused of bullying at your college or university, it needs to be taken very seriously. The potential consequences can be severe. An experienced attorney advisor can help you navigate the process and can help protect your rights.

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