Skip to comments.State Representative Believes Trayvon Was Entitled to a Jury of His Peers (VANITY)
Posted on 07/24/2013 7:20:06 AM PDT by TigerClaws
Jim continues discussion of the George Zimmerman trial verdict with Baton Rouge Rep. Ted James.
8 minutes in and 23 minutes in. At 23:30 he "stakes" his law degree that Trayvon was entitled to a jury of his peers, despite a listener pointing out that, in fact, it was the defendant, Zimmerman, entitled to such Constitutional protection.
The rest of the conversation contains the usual spin mixed with falsehoods: That stand your ground had something to do with this case, that TM was an innocent child shot down, etc.
He would have gotten one if he had not been stupid enough to attack a man with a gun
What an embarrassment. This idiot apparently doesn’t realize the thug is dead and he was not the one on trial. God help us.
His peers are all dead.
If this whole thing never happened, sooner or later he would have been tried by a jury of his peers.
jury of white women
Why didn’t the jury contain some blacks? Some men?
I suppose the prosecution approved of the jury’s members. Seems odd, though, that there were no blacks.
If Traydown had minded his own business and just went home, we would never have had to go through this crap.
When we have representatives who couldn’t pass a basic 6th grade civics test, we have serious problems.
If he actually got his peers, they would be Tupak Shakur, Notorious BIG and other dead gangster rappers. That wouldn’t have worked out well at all.
Trayvon wasn’t on trial.
They would have all shot each other.
The prosecution knocked out one potential black juror because that person watched Fox News.
Blacks make up something like 10% of the county, its not too odd that out of 6 there would be 5 white and 1 other.
The prosecution nixed a black off the jury pool because he regularly watched Fox News.
The defense made a good point that if he wasn’t dead Trayvon would have been on trial for assault
I’d call 911 of any of Travon’s “peers” were anywhere near my home.
Travon was a wannabe felon...and it was only a matter of time until he fulfilled his dream.
And - indeed - he could have been a young Obama.
Same lack of judgement, same stupidity.
Actually, the Rep and the caller were both wrong; neither is entitled to a jury of their “peers”. The Constitution simply entitles the defendant to an “impartial” jury, it says nothing about the makeup of the jury.
Maybe this is the reason plantation owners didn’t want them to learn to read and write.
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