Skip to comments.Dershowitz: Zimmerman prosecutors should be investigated (References Mobile, AL racial beat-down)
Posted on 04/24/2012 1:37:36 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Harvard Law School Professor Alan Dershowitz believes the prosecution team in the George Zimmerman case should be investigated to see if they committed a criminal act.
On the Glenn Beck radio program today, Professor Dershowitz said he does not believe the Florida prosecution team had sufficient evidence to charge George Zimmerman with second degree murder in the death of Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Florida. Unless there is additional evidence, Dershowitz believes the second degree murder charge is baseless. Dershowitz added that he does not see any justification for the prosecution to withhold evidence.
Furthermore, in an explosive charge, Dershowitz said he believes the Florida prosecution, may be guilty of committing an ethical violation, and potentially may have committed a criminal act by charging Zimmerman with second degree murder. If the prosecution had access to a photograph showing the bloodied head of Mr. Zimmerman, taken immediately after the incident on February 26, there was no basis for a second degree murder charge, according to Dershowitz. If it were proven that the prosecution had access to the photograph, and filed a second degree murder charge anyway, Dershowitz believes they may be guilty of Subornation of perjury which is a very serious charge.
...This is an explosive situation because there has already apparently been violence perpetrated by people who believed they were avenging the death of Trayvon Martin. In a tragic situation that occured in Mobile Alabama yesterday, a mob of African-American adults allegedly attacked a white man who had approached some African-American youth about playing basketball in the street. The mob used chairs, pipes, and paint cans to beat the man who is in critical condition. According to a witness at the scene, one of the attackers allegedly said, 'Now that's justice for Trayvon'....
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I don’t think you listened to the same audio analysis as me. He exited his truck and was reacting to the weather. Hence, ‘COLD’.
What Good Can a Handgun Do Against An Army?
As I’ve said before, lots of cowards in on this deal starting with the republican governor who caved and appointed a “special prosecutor”. The only ones I’ve seen with any courage so far is the judge who granted bail and the 3 city commissioners who rejected the COP’s resignation.
If you start listening early enough, the dispatcher tell Z to keep an eye on “him”.
So when TM moves away from the truck Z gets out of the truck to “keep an eye on him”. He complains that “It’s F cold!”
Dispatcher asks if he’s (out of the truck) following him.
GZ says that he is. And she replies “You don’t have to do that!” (Get out in the cold rain)
Others have taken the entire thing out of context to manipulate it.
I listened to several analyses of the tape but I heard ‘punks’ before I saw any of them. The analysis I just linked to pretty much rules out a hard ‘d’ sound at the end of the word. In any case you can believe whatever you want to. Doesn’t matter to me.
It doesn’t matter because no one can tell what he said and you even said Zimmerman can’t remember it. It has no legal bearing on anything. Believe what you want.
Nixon law and order when the puke pinkie Bill Ayers and pals attacked our country in Chicago in 1968.
Same idea, same threat, same result. Republican candidate will win.
I don't know why anyone would want to make an issue of this other than to throw out the ridiculous "coons" interpretation but the word that preceded 'effing' sounds like 'these' to me and has been reported as such by almost everyone. "These 'effing' cold" doesn't make much sense. Especially when it was probably over 60 degrees at the time. But I suppose in FL that might be considered cold.
Getting between me and exercising my franchise would be interesting.
The guy is a brilliant attorney to have if you go for an appeal. Totally brilliant. I’m guessing he expects they don’t have the backbone/integrity to find him not guilty and he is positioning himself.
You didn’ listen to the part that preceded the part you quoted she told Zimmerman to keep an eye on Martin not once but twice. If she had just told him twice to keep an eye on Martin, why would she then turn around and say we don’t
need to have you follow him,
It makes as much sense as Zimmerman making a racial comment to a person on the other end of the phone conversation, when he can’t tell the color of their skin. You may make an off color comment to a friend, but not to a stranger over the phone.
I listened to it several times. It does make sense that you would make a comment to yourself in a more hushed voice while on the phone. I do it all the time.
I think he said 'punks.' 'Punks' is not racial.
Punks was said at a completly different time of the tape. There were two comments in question. In the first after he gets out of the truck he said “Fn Cold”/NOT Fn Coons as the media first said.
Later he said “the punks always get away.”
Alan Dershowitz speaking from under the RAT bus.
The first thing along those lines that he says is "These assholes they always get away" and he is speaking directly to the dispatcher at about 1:41 in the recording. George gets out of his truck at about 2:10. The dispatcher asks "which entrance" and George says to himself "these 'effing' punks" at 2:23. It is after that that the dispatcher asks if he is following Trayvon. See for yourself.
George Zimmerman could end up being the American “Breaker Morant”.
Classically, a liberal was someone who espoused personal liberty, as opposed to state control. The Founders were all liberals in that sense. “The liberal arts” were based on free inquiry and pursuit of knowledge without preconceived strictures. It is only in the past few decades that the term has become perverted into the fascistic PC mold we see today.