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Amber Guyger's appeal begins, when a murdering cop claims "self-defense" in the killing of Botham Jean.

Amber Guyger was found guilty of murder in the death of Botham Jean in March. She was sentenced to 10 years in prison. Her lawyers have appealed, saying there was insufficient evidence to prove she committed murder. Her attorneys say she acted in self-defense and that the evidence was insufficient to prove her guilt. If she wins, Guyger could be freed later this year. The judge gave her a hug before she was taken off to jail and told her, "you can have mine. I have three or four more at home." She was fired from the police department nearly 3 weeks after the shooting and was fired for her actions three weeks later, when she shot Jean in his own apartment, killing him. The jury found Guyger guilty of manslaughter, not murder and sentenced her to just 10 years, but she was granted an appeal. The appeal was granted in spite of the fact that all sides of Guyger entering Jean's apartment and killing him were accepted by all sides, despite the fact she was unarmed and it was cl

Amber Guyger granted a summons, claiming 'self-defense' after she murdered Botham Jean

 T he family of Botham Jean thought they were finally  visiting  to see some justice after the  lawman  who killed their beloved son was found guilty of murder. While the guilty verdict was certainly a welcomed rarity, on Wednesday, this killer’s blue privilege finally shined through. For murdering an innocent man in his own apartment, Amber Guyger was sentenced  to only  ten years in prison. “Of course that’s inadequate.  the complete  justice system  is insufficient   and therefore the  work must continue,” S. Lee Merritt, an attorney who represents Jean’s family, wrote on Twitter at the time of her original conviction. However, it could soon be  much more  inadequate as Guyger was just granted an appeal to overturn her  condemnation . According to,  within the  appeal, lawyers for  the previous   peace officer  — who was fired from the department nearly 3 weeks after the shooting — cite insufficient evidence to prove she committed murder and instead are asking that she be

Botham Jean's family appeals ruling dismissing Dallas from wrongful death lawsuit

Attorneys representing Botham Jean's family filed a notice of appeal with the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans after a federal judge removed the city of Dallas from their civil rights lawsuit.

Too little too late; Dallas Police Chief fires 3 officers; AZ cop fired over dollar store incident

Dallas police Chief Renel Hall promised thorough IA investigation following Amber Guyger murder trial. Too little too late The Phoenix police officer, Christopher, Meyer who pointed his weapon at a family and threatened to fire after their 4-year-old daughter took a baby doll from a Family Dollar Store has been fired. For over two decades, Retired Los Angeles Police Department(LAPD) Sergeant Cheryl Dorsey worked exclusively in patrol and specialized units in all four Bureaus within the City of Los Angeles; South, Central, West and Valley. In addition to various patrol division assignments, Sgt. Dorsey was assigned to the infamous gang unit in Operations South Bureau; known as Community Resources Against Street Hoodlums (C.R.A.S.H.) under the command of Police Chief Daryl F. Gates