Romechia Simms was charged with manslaughter and child abuse in the death of her 3-year-old son. They were found
in a playground in LaPlata, Maryland one morning in May, 2015. She was pushing his dead body in a swing; he had died of hypothermia and dehydration as she pushed him in the swing for 40 hours, even in the rain. She has been diagnosed with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder (Brown & Nirappil, 2015).
2. Distributive justice
A. If you wanted the court to take a retributive approach to distributive justice, what sentence would prosecutor ask for and what principles would offer to justify it?