Skip to comments.Susan Estrich: Trayvon Martin - What Really Happened? (Surprising)
Posted on 04/03/2012 10:36:05 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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The local cops say he was arrested, and I hesitate to argue with them, since I am no longer in Jr. High.
He wasn't charged.
Of course he didn’t, but where is the proof he did not disengage and Thug Trayvon pursued him?
One of the more reasonable opinions I’ve read/heard regarding this matter.
He says “okay,” but his heavy breathing continues for about ten seconds, indicating it took him about ten seconds to stop running. The accusation that he disobeyed an order to stop following Martin was invented to explain how they came in contact with each other. When you know that Zimmerman stopped running and Martin left the area, the only logical conclusion is that Martin returned.
For all her faults, I think Estrich — as a lawyer — is honest enough to recognize situations like this where she could very easily end up representing the person who is being attacked and villified by the left. She’s a partisan on television, but I’m sure she’s a very good lawyer.
New info about Zimmerman/
I take this to mean: If someone were pointing an unloaded gun at me, and I had no way of knowing it was empty, I would be justified in using deadly force even though my life wasn't actually in danger. Because it would be reasonable to conclude my life was in danger.
“The most notorious example of this, obviously, was the Duke lacrosse team case, where the prosecutor moved too fast, where his motives were political, where a thorough investigation would have spared not only the young men involved but also, ironically, the young woman, whose reputation was also ruined in the process.”
The young woman whose reputation was also ruined?
Is Susan stupid or what?
The whole thing started because Crystal was a shakedown artist that tried to extort more money out of those stupid boys. She’s now in jail for murdering her last boyfriend.
A little bit about Crystal’s ‘reputation’.
I bought a box last night - no kidding. They are packaged in many ways. Like others though, I can’t find any evidence he actually had Skittles or iced tea...and no still shot of him at the gas station....was he really just wandering around the neighborhood? Did the lawyer make up the candy run story?
Did Zimmerman shoot Martin while Martin was on top of him? I don't recall any reports of Zimmerman having blood on his clothes, just blood on his head from his own injuries.
Re: Autopsy Report
Last I read, the autopsy report is still sealed.
My political instincts say if Martin showed no trace of drugs, someone would have leaked that to the press.
But, that’s a 100% guess.
I’ve also thought it’s possible that Martin might be positive for marijuana.
That would be a huge political black mark.
The ONLY reason Martin was in Sanford was because he got a school suspension for possession.
But, once again, just a guess.
You normally make a lot of sense but that post was muddier than the Mississippi. What PC? The SYG law does require that the “reasonable man” standard be applied. Estrich is saying that it doesn’t. There is no PC in my thoughts and Estrich is full of crap. Please explain what you mean.
>> “This article is a hit piece on SYG laws disguised as reasonableness about the Martin/Zimmerman incident. Her apparent honesty about the law is cover for a political agenda.” <<
That’s it in a nutshell.
Please provide a link to your source for that. Shouldn't be too hard since you're not in Jr. High anymore.
Here is what the City of Sanford said...
Why was George Zimmerman not arrested the night of the shooting?
When the Sanford Police Department arrived at the scene of the incident, Mr. Zimmerman provided a statement claiming he acted in self defense which at the time was supported by physical evidence and testimony. By Florida Statute, law enforcement was PROHIBITED from making an arrest based on the facts and circumstances they had at the time. Additionally, when any police officer makes an arrest for any reason, the officer MUST swear and affirm that he/she is making the arrest in good faith and with probable cause. If the arrest is done maliciously and in bad faith, the officer and the City may be held liable.
DO I trust the media to actually sort this out? No way. Wish I had some dough to put up an animated reconstruction based solely on the 911 calls on youtube. Every now and then I lament not being rich enough. It would be $5000 well spent.
Thank you. People are quick to give Estrich the benefit of the doubt without looking at what she is really saying. She is making nice about the Martin/Zimmerman incident while making a case for more gun control and repeal of the SYG law. And she lied about SYG to do it.
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