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Judge castigates controversial psychiatrist Dr. Breggin in Michelle Carter case

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It is being reported on August 21, 2017 that Michelle Carter was in court on two separate issues.  One was to clarify the probation requirements of Ms. Carter who was found guilty of manslaughter earlier this month.  The other was to admonish the defense’s expert witness, Dr. Peter Breggin, who testified on Carter’s behalf.

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Judge tells Michelle Carter that she cannot be ‘an Amanda Knox’ as she gets 15 month sentence

 

It is being reported on August 3, 2017 that Michelle Carter was sentenced to fifteen months in prison and the same amount of a suspended sentence.  Judge Moniz handed Carter a total of two and a half years in court with half of the sentence suspended.  Carter was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter last month in the death of her friend Conrad Roy III.

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Michelle Carter found guilty and ordered not to contact Roy family

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VERDICT IS IN :Michelle Carter pushed Conrad Roy to suicide.

 

On Friday June 16, 2017 Michelle Carter was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter.  A sentencing report is being prepared and will be announced in a hearing on August 3, 2017.  Carter will be sentenced as an adult and faces up to 20 years in the state prison.

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Sitting in court with Michelle Carter

 

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Sitting quietly in the courtroom of Taunton District Courthouse at nine A.M. a packed audience, comprised mainly of journalists,  jumps up duteously.  His Honor has entered the room.  Massachusetts Taunton District Court, a newly constructed building, opened in 2011.  Bright, clean, sunny and spacious, the ambience seems intended to help placate its visitors; the masses of unfortunate souls who pass through the glass enclosed entrance many enduring the darkest times of their life.  A trial concerning a suicide strikes a collective nerve.

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Fourth day of Michelle Carter trial

On Thursday, June 8, 2017 the fourth day of Michelle Carter’s trial to determine whether she will be convicted for involuntary manslaughter continued.  The prosecution called three witnesses, two state police electronics experts and the medical examiner.

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Tweets of Michelle Carter trial for sending suicide texts

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Michelle Carter is in court this week being tried for involuntary manslaughter for influencing 18-year-old Conrad Roy into committing suicide in July 2014.  There is more than one reporter live tweeting the trial and some very interesting information is being shared.

One new revelation is that Carter chose to not have a jury in her trial but only a judge decide her fate.  Another new insight is Carter has her own mental health issues that she was seeing a therapist for at the time of Roy’s suicide.  This was new news to the prosecutor who seemed skeptical about it.

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Court orders Michelle Carter to stand trial

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VERDICT NOT IN YET:Michelle Carter pushed Conrad Roy to suicide.

It is being reported on July 2, 2016 that Michelle Carter, the Massachusetts teenager charged with influencing her friend to commit suicide via text messages, will have to stand trial for involuntary manslaughter.

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Michelle Carter trial moved to January 21, 2016

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Michelle Carter,18, the Massachusetts teen charged with murder for encouraging her friend to commit suicide via text, appeared in court today.  Her lawyer. Joseph P. Cataldo, wants all charges thrown out but the judge rescheduled the trial to January 21, 2016.

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Michelle Carter facing manslaughter charges for pushing friend to commit suicide

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The teenage girl who texted her boyfriend, insisting that he follow through with killing himself in July 2014 is due back in court at the end of the month.  “Carter, 18, is facing involuntary manslaughter charges in a Massachusetts juvenile court over the suicide of her boyfriend.”

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Contrite female killers – who got life and who got away with murder?

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