The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace - Section 2: Chapters 3-5 Summary & Analysis

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Rob began school at Mt. Carmel Elementary School, a private school. His grades and work ethic were good, but he wore a scowl because of what was going on at home. Jackie saw this as a proving ground. If he was given the opportunity to succeed, would he achieve great things or would he still end up like the other men in his neighborhood?

Skeet was found guilty of the murders. Instead of receiving the death penalty, he was given a 30-year sentence. The author brings up mistakes the defense made during the trial, such as not pursuing the right questions, and missing obvious conflicting reports in the testimony. Skeet was given a chance to speak at the end, in which he resented that justice had not been served, and that he wouldn't be able to spend time with his son like...

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