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After a sidebar with Judge Lawrence Moniz (not seen) attorney Joe Cataldo, left, returns to the defense table, with his client Michelle Carter during her trial at Taunton Juvenile Court on Tuesday. (Pat Greenhouse/The Boston Globe via AP, pool)
After a sidebar with Judge Lawrence Moniz (not seen) attorney Joe Cataldo, left, returns to the defense table, with his client Michelle Carter during her trial at Taunton Juvenile Court on Tuesday. (Pat Greenhouse/The Boston Globe via AP, pool)
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With no jury in the case, a juvenile court judge in Taunton is the only person deliberating in the involuntary manslaughter trial of a Plainville woman who is charged with causing a suicide with her text messages.

WBUR's David Boeri reports for Morning Edition on the closing arguments Tuesday in the trial of 20-year-old Michelle Carter.

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is available 24/7 at 1-800-273-8255.

This segment aired on June 14, 2017.

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