In Defense of Michelle Carter

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On February 6, the Massachusetts Supreme Court ruled to uphold the involuntary manslaughter conviction of then-17 year old Michelle Carter for the 2014 suicide of Conrad Roy III. The pair, both from Massachusetts, met in Florida in 2012 while visiting relatives and began dating. He was 16; she was 15. Though they lived about 35 miles apart, Carter and Roy only saw each other three other times in person. Their interactions took place…