American justice system wants altering
Jennifer Mee was sentenced to life with out parole after she was discovered responsible of collaborating in a deadly theft. Below Florida legislation, all those that participate in a theft the place somebody dies is equally responsible of homicide regardless of whether or not they had been straight or not directly concerned within the loss of life.
In Jennifer’s case, she arrange a date with a younger man after he contacted her on Fb however theft moderately than romance was her motive; her two male companions carried out the theft or mugging as it could be extra aptly described as. Jennifer’s date was shot throughout the battle which adopted.
There was widespread curiosity within the case as a result of Jennifer gained notoriety as a youngster because the “Hiccup Woman,” after having an uncontrollable drawback of hiccups.
Examine Jennifer’s sentence with that of others who’ve acquired the identical sentence.
She has acquired the identical sentence as a serial assassin.
Then there’s the difficulty of whether or not she ought to have been charged with homicide in any respect as a result of below the dictionary’s definition of homicide and manslaughter, Jennifer ought to solely have been charged with manslaughter.
Some might say, “That is Florida legislation,” however if that is so then Florida legislation makers have modified the definition of homicide.
That being so, that is WRONG and must be put proper.
It’s the duty of the Florida governor to do one thing about this and to look at the circumstances of these like Jennifer who’ve been affected.
Think about the outcry if not solely a drunk driver was charged with driving below the affect however the passengers additionally; such a legislation could be much like one which Jennifer was convicted of.
Jennifer appeared on a TV program known as, “Ladies who homicide, introduced by Pier Morgan. I watched that program late final 12 months (2018) and my response after studying of Jennifer’s sentence was, “That is mistaken.”
1. Write to the Florida Governor
2. Write to the editors of newspapers in Florida
3. Inform your Fb pals to fill out the petition
4. Share the petition along with your Twitter followers
I feel no matter you imagine about Jennifer’s explicit case, assume for a second that not solely has the household of the deceased misplaced somebody but in addition Jennifer’s household, and this might occur to any household given the fickle nature of the American justice system and the gun tradition which exists in that nation.