TITLE

Parents on the line

PUB. DATE
June 1999
SOURCE
State Government News;Jun/Jul99, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the Littleton, Colorado school shootings attracted attention to laws that make parents criminally liable for their children's actions. States which have parental responsibility statutes; Terms under the parental responsibility laws.
ACCESSION #
1935470

 

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