So far, is the state doing a good job proving its case against Zimmerman?
I haven't been impressed. State witnesses Sudyka and Mrs. Manalo have no credibility and were flat out wrong in their statements. Jentel is unreliable as well because she has lied and I think made things worse because she testified that Martin made racial remarks. As for Good and Folgate, their testimony backed up what Zimmerman was saying. And these were the state's own witnesses!
Bottom line is it all depends on the jury, and we know how that can go. I have read where some groups are already planning to riot in case Zimmerman is found not guilty. Sounds a little like the Rodney King thing that set off the Watts riots.
The state has no chance of winning this case. However, I pray that the jury is not swayed by public threat of violence as this would defeat the purpose of a jury in any case involving 2 races of any kind. If I had to make a prediction I would say it will end with a hung jury, which I hope the judge will disallow. If they sit for the next year, there must be a verdict. Even though the evidence is overwhelming in Zimmerman's favor, it only takes a shadow of a doubt for acquittal.
So far the state doesn't seem to be winning but I agree that you never know how juries rule. It's an all female non-black jury and I wonder why the state and defense thought that would be a good mix.
Race and gender should not play into the decision of the jury anymore than race should be a factor in a very sad ending between 2 men. If race is the deciding factor in this case, a fair court system will cease to exist. "Just the facts" will be gon
by The Medicine Man 17 months ago
Was Zimmerman innocent or just not enough evidence to convict him?
by yankeeintexas 5 years ago
Now that George Zimmerman was found not-guilty do you fell that the state did not have a strong caseor has a great injustice been done?
by Ashleign 5 years ago
Does George Zimmerman have the right to sue the State of Florida, for racial discrimination?Was George Zimmerman racially profiled? Is there a double standard on racism?
by Julian Magdaleno 5 years ago
Does anyone find it strange how all the liberals support Trayvon/ conservatives for Zimmerman?I see both sides claiming bias in the media on the other side, or some kind of systematic, race based flaw. However, how come we're split along political lines? Doesn't this show that America...
by Wesman Todd Shaw 5 years ago
Al Sharpton didn't ever mention it, Jesse Jackson never brought it up, and you didn't look like one of Obama's daughters.The mass media couldn't sell your murder towards a globalist agenda, and Democrats didn't care because no one used a gun to kill you.I hate myself for using your image on the web...
by Borsia 5 years ago
Now that the jury has acquitted Zimmerman what message will resound?Will there be more reporting and comments on the basic theme that violence begets violence and that if you attack someone they can defend themselves no matter what your reasons might be.Or will it be that a racist prejudiced system...
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