Quote of the Day: Sermon Inspired Judge to Hug Officer Convicted of Murder – The New York Times

Judge Tammy Kemp, right, offered encouragement to Amber Guyger after a jury sentenced her to prison. “The act that she committed was horrific,” the judge said in an interview. “But none of us are one thing that we’ve done.”CreditCreditPool photo by Tom Fox

“The act that she committed was horrific — she murdered Mr. Jean. But none of us are one thing that we’ve done.”

~JUDGE TAMMY KEMP, explaining the moment she agreed to hug Amber Guyger, the former Dallas police officer who was convicted of killing Botham Jean, the neighbor whose apartment she mistakenly entered.

Source: Quotation of the Day: Sermon Inspired Judge to Hug Officer Convicted of Murder – The New York Times

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