“There is no law in Massachusetts making it a crime to encourage someone, or even to persuade someone, to commit suicide,” the ACLU wrote.
Judge Lawrence Moniz rendering a verdict in this landmark case after reviewing the evidence and testimony in the seven day trial.
The verdict is scheduled to be read at 11 a.m. Friday.
Judge Lawrence Moniz will be the one to render a verdict after reviewing the evidence and testimony.
Carter has been on trial since last week, accused of causing the death of her boyfriend Conrad Roy III back in 2014.
On the stand for the defense is Dr. Peter Breggin, who is testifying about the effects of anti-depressants on young minds.
Michelle Carter’s defense team will begin calling witnesses in her involuntary manslaughter trial Friday after a judge denied their motion t…
“Can you please stop rushing me,” Roy wrote. “Like I’m just thinking. My life is gonna end.”
Prosecutors say text messages show Carter allegedly encouraged Conrad to follow through on his suicide attempt after he was having doubts.
Carter is charged with involuntary manslaughter for allegedly encouraging her boyfriend, Conrad Roy, 18, to kill himself in Fairhaven in Jul…
Michelle Carter Monday morning waived her right to a jury trial. Instead, the case is now a bench trial and opening statements will begin at…
The trial of a woman accused of encouraging a friend to commit suicide is beginning soon.
The prosecution argues Carter is criminally responsible for the death of Conrad Roy III.
The judge in the manslaughter case has rescheduled the trial for June 5.
Michelle Carter is charged with manslaughter in the 2014 death of Conrad Roy III.
An attorney for Michelle Carter asked a judge for funds to hire an expert to explain, at trial, the effects of an antidepressant.
The lawyer for a woman accused of encouraging her boyfriend to kill himself argued that her statements to police should be thrown out.
A judge has scheduled a hearing for Friday on the request from lawyers for 20-year-old Michelle Carter.
The Plainville woman is charged in the 2014 death of 18-year-old Conrad Roy III, of Mattapoisett.
The Supreme Judicial Court ruled that a grand jury had probable cause to indict Michelle Carter in the 2014 death of Conrad Roy III.
A prosecutor argued that Michelle Carter committed manslaughter when she urged Conrad Roy III to “just do it.”
Michelle Carter, then 17, is accused of sending 18-year-old Conrad Roy III dozens of text messages encouraging him to take his own life.
According to prosecutors, Carter sent dozens of text messages to Conrad Roy III, who took his own life last year.
A Massachusetts teen charged in connection with the death of her boyfriend now knows when she will appear in court.
Michelle Carter is accused of pressuring a boy to commit suicide through a series of text messages last year.