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What Constitutes Coerced Suicide?05:50


Some Massachusetts lawmakers have introduced a bill that would make it illegal to coerce someone to kill themselves.

Host Robin Young speaks with former federal Judge Nancy Gertner, a lecturer at Harvard Law School, about what constitutes coerced suicide, in the wake of two cases in Massachusetts involving women who encouraged their boyfriends to take their own life.

This segment aired on October 30, 2019.

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