Report: ​Accused League Player's Motion To Quash Denied, Case To Proceed

Justin Carter, the 19-year-old League of Legends player who earlier this year was imprisoned for making a Facebook comment that was flagged as a terrorist threat, has had his motion to quash the case denied, according to a report today by San Antonio's KENS 5 news. » 12/23/13 10:15pm 12/23/13 10:15pm

Jailed League of Legends Player: “It’s Been Blown Out of Proportion”

Justin Carter, the League of Legends player who made a sarcastic comment on Facebook that landed him in jail, is currently free on bail thanks to a generous anonymous donation of $500,000. Today, Carter spoke with CNN about his case. » 7/12/13 9:30am 7/12/13 9:30am

The Problem With Trash Talk

Regardless of what you think about Justin Carter's current situation in jail, and regardless of whether or not he was serious, one thing is clear: the comments he made on Facebook, where he said he would "shoot up a school full of kids and eat their still, beating hearts" are messed up. » 7/08/13 6:00pm 7/08/13 6:00pm

Life Behind Bars ‘Extremely Traumatic’ For League Of Legends Player

According to the parents of the 19-year-old facing eight years of prison for making threatening Facebook comments, jail has been a horrible experience for Justin Carter. Maybe that sounds like a no-brainer, but reading the specifics of what Justin Carter is undergoing while jailed is kind of shocking. » 7/03/13 8:30pm 7/03/13 8:30pm

Fox Hosts Support Gamer Facing Prison Time, Are Kind Of Jerks About It

Some days, solidarity comes from the unlikeliest places, with the unlikeliest of tones. Sometimes your most ardent defendants can be a total dicks about it. For one gamer facing prison time, that happened this morning. » 7/02/13 7:00pm 7/02/13 7:00pm

Facebook Comment Lands League of Legends Player in Jail

Trash talk during video game play isn’t all uncommon. And, while it’s troubling when the chatter turns sexist, racist, homophobic or extremely threatening, many games and communities have their own remedies: penalties, bans, negative consequences for player reputations. The last thing you’d expect is for someone to… » 6/28/13 1:30pm 6/28/13 1:30pm