The Case of Swag: A criminal justice review of just punishment

At just 17 years old, Braxton "Swag" Pierce was on the cusp of a breakthrough career inCounter-Strike: Global Offensive, one of the fastest growingesportsscenes on the planet. But on Jan. 26, 2015, Pierce and three other members of his team, iBUYPOWER, were indefinitely banned from Valve-sponsored events. The game’s developer hadconfirmeda Daily Dot report alleging the team fixed a match in order to win thousands of dollars worth of skins. Pierce’s career appeared to be over.

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