In 2017, Michelle Carter was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for convincing her friend, Conrad Roy, to commit suicide over text message. Carter's case sparked debates on freedom of speech and the potential implications of the verdict.
Research shows that properties with uncomfortable histories lose value—even when they've sustained no physical damage. Of course, not all stigmas are worth the same financial downgrade: A house with a reported murder will likely take more of a price hit than one with a reported haunting. Read more on murder houses.