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To: sheikdetailfeather

McCarthy is far closer to right than is David French. What French and SO MANY commentators forget, or do not address, is this: Even if the affidavit may provide “probable cause,” IT IS STILL AN ETHICAL VIOLATION TO FILE CHARGES unless the prosecutor reasonably believes that a conviction can be won with the known evidence that’s believed to be admissible.

There is no effing way that the known (at least publicly known) information could win a “beyond reasonable doubt” Murder Two conviction from any reasonable jury.


2 posted on 04/13/2012 3:06:04 PM PDT by pogo101
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To: pogo101

WHo is this French person? When an unarmed man is killed by an armed man charges are expected, huh French?
Well if the unarmed man is almost a head taller and is smashing someone’s head on the ground expect to be laid out flat if the person who’s brains you’re trying to bash in as a weapon.


3 posted on 04/13/2012 3:13:22 PM PDT by snarkytart (http://www.freerepubli224%2C1)
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To: pogo101

From everything I’ve seen, this incident could be a case of a tragic misunderstanding. Zimmerman thought that Martin did not belong in the neighborhood, and got nervous. Martin thought someone was stalking him in a suspicious way. Things went downhill from there.

I’m not sure what would be proper justice if that scenario happened. Certainly not murder, but letting Zimmerman go scot-free may not be justice, either.


5 posted on 04/13/2012 3:14:33 PM PDT by exDemMom (Now that I've finally accepted that I'm living a bad hair life, I'm more at peace with the world.)
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To: pogo101
Someone mentioned that M2 will be impossible to reach, but murder 3 would be. What is 3rd degree murder?

I'm having trouble wrapping my head around any kind of "murder". The best I can fathom is a low level manslaughter charge, and involuntary or reckless at that. Frankly, I think the whole case stinks.

20 posted on 04/13/2012 4:09:47 PM PDT by boop (I hate hippies and dopeheads. Just hate them. ...Ernest Borgnine)
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