Dallas Jury Stands Its Ground, and Convicts Officer Amber Guyger for Murdering Botham Jean

I thought she was going to get away with it. Quite honestly, as news of another deadly police-involved shooting began circulating on social media last September, I wondered if there would be any accounting in the justice system for the fatal shooting of Botham Jean. The 26-year-old accountant was unarmed, sitting in his living room watching television with a bowl of vanilla ice crea- when Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger, 31, burst in and began firing. Surely, I believed, Dallas police and county prosecutors would find a way to explain it all away. I expected a press conference, during which they would attempt to defend each and every one of Guygers actions. They would call Jeans death an unfortunate tragedy …