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.
Justin Carter, the 19-year-old who was imprisoned earlier this year for a Facebook comment interpreted as a terrorist threat, will file a motion for dismissal on August 12, his lawyer says.
An "anonymous good Samaritan" has donated $500,000 to the family of jailed League of Legends player Justin Carter in order to help them post bail, reports MSNBC.
Jennifer Carter, mother of the jailed League of Legends player, recently had her petition requesting the release of her son go over 100k signatures.
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.
Out of his infamous furious persona, Francis took to YouTube to talk about Justin Carter—the League of Legends player who is currently jailed after making distasteful, but not-serious comments on Facebook.
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.
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.
Today, the parents of Justin Carter, the 19-year-old League of Legends player facing eight years in prison for threatening Facebook comments he made, took to television today to plead for their son’s innocence.
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…