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  • Michelle Carter sentenced to two-and-a-half years in text suicide case

    Rolling Stone - 08/03/2017

    Carter’s case has spawned legal debates across the United States. Daniel Medwed, a professor at Northeastern University School of Law, told Rolling Stone that Carter’s “behavior was horrible, but it doesn’t fit perfectly with involuntary manslaughter.” A manslaughter charge typically involves “a direct reckless action,” but here’s “an indirect action because Carter’s words may have pushed Roy to do something, but ultimately Roy was the one who did it.”

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