Botham Jean's mother says his life was more valuable than the 10-year sentence his killer received

CNNJurors this week found Amber Guyger, 31, guilty of murder for fatally shooting Botham Jean, 26, in his Dallas apartment in 2018. Guyger said she mistakenly entered Jean's apartment, which was one floor above hers, and thought she saw an intruder.

October 4th 2019

Botham Jean's brother told Amber Guyger 'I forgive you.' It became a polarizing moment.

NBCNews.comIt was a message of mercy followed by an emotional embrace that took a Dallas courtroom by surprise: the teenage brother of victim Botham Jean telling Amber Guyger, the former police officer convicted in Jean's murder, that "if you truly are sorry — I know I ...

October 3rd 2019

Brandt Jean's Act Of Grace Toward His Brother's Killer Sparks A Debate Over Forgiving

NPRBrandt Jean's extraordinary response to a convicted murderer — he hugged Amber Guyger as she was sentenced for killing Jean's brother, Botham — has provoked a wide range of reactions, from admiration to frustration. It has also deepened a national ...

October 3rd 2019

White Christians, do not cheapen the hug and message of forgiveness from Botham Jean's brother

Washington PostIn a high-profile case this week, former police officer Amber Guyger, who is white, was found guilty of the murder of Botham Jean, a black man, in his Dallas home. On Wednesday, the same day Guyger was sentenced to 10 years in prison, Brandt Jean, ...

October 3rd 2019

Mother of man slain by cop says son's hug should not be "misconstrued" as "complete forgiveness"

CBS NewsThe murder trial of a former Dallas cop who shot and killed her unarmed neighbor in his home last year ended in a dramatic gesture of forgiveness. The brother of the victim, Botham Jean, hugged former police officer Amber Guyger -- a gesture that brought ...

October 3rd 2019

Emotions run high in and outside of courtroom after Amber Guyger sentenced to 10 years for Botham Jean's murder

CNN(CNN) Inside the courtroom, many observers cried as Botham Jean's brother forgave and hugged former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger, who had been convicted of murder in Jean's death. Outside, protesters denounced the 10-year sentence Guyger got ...

October 3rd 2019