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Wednesday, October 20, 2021

"When a Miscarriage Is Manslaughter"

Michelle Goldberg has this piece in The New York Times. In part:

The trial finally took place this month and lasted one day. According to a local television station, an expert witness for the prosecution testified that methamphetamine use may not have been directly responsible for the death of Poolaw’s fetus. Nevertheless, after deliberating for less than three hours, a jury found her guilty, and she was sentenced to four years in prison.

https://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/2021/10/when-a-miscarriage-is-manslaughter.html

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