Juvenile Court

[THOMAS] Judge Moniz is Guilty of a Terrible Verdict
Massachusetts law is today muddier than the Charles River. Juvenile Court Judge Lawrence Moniz has ruled that Michelle Carter is guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Conrad Roy III. Roy smoked himself in a cloudy pool of carbon monoxide on the evening of July 13, 2014
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Friend: Carter Said Roy’s Suicide Was Her Fault
TAUNTON (AP) — A friend of a Massachusetts woman charged with using text messages to encourage her boyfriend to kill himself said in court the woman told her, "It's my fault."
Michelle Carter is charged with manslaughter in the July 2014 death of 18-year-old Conrad Roy II…
Patrick Signs Law That Puts 17-Year Olds In Juvenile Court
Gov. Deval Patrick has signed into law a bill placing 17-year-olds accused of crimes under the jurisdiction of the state's juvenile courts.
 
    Currently in Massachusetts, 17-year-olds are treated as adults, regardless of the circumstances or severity of the offense. 
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