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  • Judge faces legal quagmire in teen texting suicide trial

    Associated Press - 06/15/2017

    Daniel Medwed, a law professor at Northeastern University, said the judge has a difficult task in determining whether Carter’s actions rise to the level of manslaughter. There is no Massachusetts law against encouraging someone to kill themselves. Medwed said the judge could consider Carter “morally blameworthy,” but “moral blame doesn’t always equal legal accountability. ”

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