A New Strategy for Prosecuting School Shootings
Last week, after a shooting at Oxford High School in the suburbs of Detroit that left four teenagers dead, local prosecutors decided on a novel legal strategy that would extend criminal culpability beyond the 15-year-old accused of carrying out the attack. But could that strategy become a national model?
Guest: Jack Healy, a national correspondent for The New York Times.
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* Prosecutors say James and Jennifer Crumbley, the parents of the 15-year-old accused of killing four classmates, failed to act on troubling signs. The parents pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter charges.
* After a manhunt and an arraignment, scrutiny of them has intensified.
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