Ms. Barnett Defends Teen Mother Charged With Gruesome Murder of Child
Gloria Arroyo was a young woman victimized over the course of her lifetime. One evening in Paterson she committed an unspeakable act: she killed her infant child and then turned the knife on herself. People were outraged all over the state, calling for her punishment and even death. Ms. Barnett looked past the grisly act and dedicated herself to protecting Ms. Arroyo’s rights in the face of public disgust and outcry.