Manslaughter Conviction Leads to Unseen Legal Ramifications in Wake of Michigan School Shooting

PONTIAC, Mich. – A Michigan mother has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter after her teenage son killed four students in a school shooting in 2021. The significant verdict leaves legal experts questioning the extent to which a parent can be held responsible for the criminal actions of their child. Prosecutors argued that Michigan law obligated Jennifer Crumbley to prevent her then-15-year-old son, Ethan, from harming others, a position that was ultimately supported by the jury. …

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