Encouraging Suicides

Minn. Man Free Pending Appeal In Suicides CaseA former nurse convicted of searching out suicidal people in online chat rooms and encouraging them to kill themselves will remain free pending his appeal to the Minnesota Supreme Court.
Appeals Court Hears Ex-Nurse's Aiding Suicide CaseThe attorney for an ex-nurse who encouraged two depressed people to commit suicide told a Minnesota appellate court that the man's conviction should be overturned on free-speech grounds.