Should parents be held responsible for bullying and harassment perpetrated by their children?

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There’s hardly any case where a court has found parents negligent for failing to supervise their kids’ computer use. Not withstanding, on October 10, a Georgia Court of Appeals ruled that the parents of a seventh-grade student may be negligent for failing to get their son to delete a fake Facebook profile that allegedly defamed a female classmate. This case is of particular interest because, according to the appeals court opinion, the page stayed up for the next 11 months ...

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