They both should get the same punishment because even though the Friar was more involved, when Juliet pushed the nurse away, she should have tried to get back into her life because of the threats Juliet made to her own life. The main reason they are guilty is because they could have changed the way the whole story ended but they did not see any of the signs or stop and think about what they were doing. Their punishment should be that they should be thrown in jail for however long we do it now, because the worst thing about it is that they did not fully understand that they were leading Romeo and Juliet towards suicide but they were still doing it. They should not be forgiven because it is mostly their faults.
The friar and the nurse led Romeo and Juliet to commit suicide and if you look at the story it is obvious. The nurse and the friar are guilty of involuntary manslaughter because they met all the conditions of being convicted in the case of Romeo and Juliet. The friar and nurse have to be punished because they did lead Romeo and Juliet to suicide even if they did not mean it which is involuntary