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Response to ctaylors6 (Reply #16)

Sat Jun 29, 2013, 11:06 PM

18. "demonstrating a depraved mind"

evidence of (1)--reasonably certain to kill or do serious bodily injury to another--and (3)--the act itself indicates an indifference to human life--could certainly be shown by Zimmerman's drawing of a gun and firing it toward a person. An act which Zimmerman freely admits to doing.

To prove 2nd degree murder now, all the prosecution has to show is ill will, hatred, spite, or an evil intent. If they show "Ill Will" through Zimmerman's comments and actions, and also by establishing that Zimmerman "initially provokes the use of force," they'll also manage to disqualify him from using a defense based on self defense.

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