Sunday, July 14, 2013

Trayvon Martin: One More American Gun Tragedy


Before the verdict in the George Zimmerman case was announced, the general consensus among legal pundits was that the state of Florida had not met its burden of proof of beyond a reasonable doubt; especially as far as the second degree murder charge. Some hoped that Zimmerman would at least be found guilty of manslaughter. A charge added at last minute by the prosecution that came across more as an admission that the state had a weak case than a charge to be seriously considered by the jury.