Commonwealth v. Carter
SJC-12502Argue Date: Thursday October 4, 2018
*Summary: Criminal-- Whether the defendant was properly convicted of involuntary manslaughter in connection with the suicide of another person.
Justices: Gants, C.J., Lenk, Gaziano, Lowy, Budd, Cypher, Kafker, JJ.
Appellant: Michelle Carter
Counsel for Appellant: Daniel N. Marx, Esquire William Walter Fick, Esquire Joseph P. Cataldo, Esquire Nancy Gertner, Esquire Cornelius Madera, Esquire
Counsel for Appellee: Shoshana Stern, A.D.A. David B. Mark, A.D.A.
Court Appealed From: Bristol Superior Court
Lower Court Judge: Lawrence Moniz, J.
Route to SJC: Direct Appellate Review
Amici Curiae: Youth Advocacy Division of Commi, Massachusetts Association of Cri, American Civil Liberties Union
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