Judge Blocks Helicopter Parents From Stalking Student

January 2, 2013

An Ohio judge has issued an injunction barring the parents of a music student at the University of Cincinnati from coming within 500 feet of their daughter, The Cincinnati Enquirer reported. The daughter sought the injunction after the parents repeatedly traveled from Kansas to the campus to accuse her of using illegal drugs and being promiscuous. The parents admitted that they installed monitoring software on their daughter's laptop and cellphone to monitor her activities. The university backed the student, awarding her a scholarship when the parents stopped paying tuition, and hiring guards to keep the parents out of her performances.


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