Module Three Writing Activity
Please respond to one of the two questions below.
1. Michelle Carter at her involuntary manslaughter trial. Carter repeatedly texted her boyfriend encouraging him to commit suicide. Should people who encourage others to commit suicide be held criminally liable? Why or why not?
2. Today homicide is the leading cause of death among young Black men and contributes significantly to the shortened lifespan of the Black male. In about 80-90% of the cases, the Black victim was killed by another Black, and about 52% of the murder victims were acquainted with their assailant, This is based on an earlier research project. If this research is accurate, why do you the homicide rate among blacks at such a high percentage?