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Response to demwing (Original post)

Sat Jun 29, 2013, 08:31 PM

5. As I understand it...

to prove second degree murder, the state must prove that the defendant actually intended to commit the murder. Manslaughter probably would have been easier to prove. A defendant can be convicted of that crime just for doing something stupid that leads to a death.

I don't think there is much chance Zimmerman will be convicted of second degree murder.

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