‘Will God Forgive Me? … I Don’t Even Have a Bible’: Judge Defends Giving Amber Guyger Bible Following Murder Trial

DALLAS (Fox 2 Detroit) – Dallas County Judge Tammy Kemp is breaking her silence after she presided over the Amber Guyger murder trial.

The judge has received criticism and even a formal complaint after she was seen hugging Guyger and giving her a Bible after the former Dallas police officer was convicted of murder and sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Judge Kemp spent a lot of time inside of her chambers reflecting on the Amber Guyger case during and after the highly-publicized trial that featured many memorable moments.

Some of the most talked about moments came after Guyger was sentenced to 10 years in prison for murdering her upstairs neighbor, Botham Jean.

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Judge Kemp’s actions occurred after the trial in which Botham Jean’s brother Brandt Jean requested to hug Guyger, stating that he forgave her and pointed her to Jesus Christ.

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