Question: Michael Carneal a 14 year old high school freshman in Paducah Kentucky

Michael Carneal, a 14-year-old high school freshman in Paducah, Kentucky, brought a .22-caliber pistol and five shotguns to Heath High School on December 1, 1997, where he shot and killed three students and wounded a number of others. Carneal regularly played violent video games such as Doom and Quake, and viewed violent Internet sites. He also watched violent movies including The Basketball Diaries, in which a high school student dreams of killing his teacher and other students. The parents of the dead children sued several video game, movie production, and Internet content providers raising negligence and strict liability claims. Who should win that case? Explain.

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