Teens accused of bullying girl to death reach plea deals

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    I dont want to defend these people but they were convicted of criminal harassment. What would you have them convicted of?

    After a quick search on the internet I found that in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts criminal harassment is when "someone engages (either willfully or maliciously) in a knowing pattern of conduct, or series of acts of a period of time directed at a specific person." And that "a first conviction of criminal harassment does not carry a state prison sentence." Source:Massachusetts Criminal Defense Substantively the punishment might seem light but thats what the legal system calls for.
     
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    negligent homicide. Their actions led directly to the girl's death.
     
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    Our justice system is a joke.
     
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    Massachusetts...

    Why am I not surprised?
     
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    As it was once explained to me: they're courts of law, not courts of justice; we have a legal system, not a justice system
     

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