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Question of the Day — Parental Liability

Issue: Boys, parents face suit over 2004 cross burning/John Craig, Spokesman-Review

More: “The lawsuit, filed with assistance from the Center for Justice in Spokane, says state law allows parents to be held liable for up to $5,000 in damages caused by their children.”

Question: Should parents of juveniles be held liable for monetary damages in cases like this?

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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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