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Response to janet118 (Reply #57)

Thu Apr 12, 2012, 01:04 AM

58. I still think that second degree is going to be difficult to prove beyond a reasonable doubt.

This prosecutor has gone overboard in her charge before. She charged a 12 year old with adult murder, and I don't believe that the case has been resolved. It's been at least two years, if not more, and justice has not been served. I read about it in a NYT article.

I just read on US News and in the Seattle Post Intelligencer that the prosecutor must prove that Zimmerman did not act in self defense in a hearing before the judge only before the case can go to a jury trial. Unless the prosecutor has something that has not been leaked, I don't think that will be easy under Florida law. The coroner's report might have something in it, and it is possible that there is incontrovertible evidence that Zimmerman started the fight, or that he went nuts and shot the kid, but the evidence has not been leaked.

Nobody but the prosecutors and investigators really know what happened with the Sanford PD, and I'm not sure we'll know unless the Justice Department investigates them under civil rights laws.

The noise to signal ratio in the media and on the internet has been very high with this case IMHO.

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