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What is the cost of free speech? The legal argument is black and white

A little more than a week after starting her sentence, the debates continue. As Michelle Carter’s legal team prepares an appeal of her involuntary manslaughter conviction, the nation considered the legal and social issues raised by her case. (Bristol County Sheriff's Office)
If the conviction of a young woman who ordered her boyfriend to “get back in” an exhaust-filled pickup that killed him is heard by the U.S. Supreme Court, some lawyers say she has a good chance the ruling will be overturned. The Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) recently upheld the guilty verdict in the novel case…

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