Massachusetts High Court Affirms Woman’s Conviction For Urging Man To Kill Himself

(February 12, 2019, 10:35 AM EST) -- BOSTON — The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court on Feb. 6 affirmed the conviction of a woman who convinced her boyfriend through calls and texts to finish his plan to commit suicide by getting back in his carbon monoxide-filled truck.  It rejected her arguments that her conviction of involuntary manslaughter violated her right to free speech and due process (Massachusetts v. Michelle Carter, No. SJC-12502, Mass. Sup. Jud.)....

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