If you’re wondering about how, and whether, the State will be able to prove George Zimmerman guilty of second degree murder, you might find it interesting to take a look at a detailed blog post I did on this very subject over at Legal Insurrection, in which I discuss the legal thresholds the prosecution will need to overcome to achieve a conviction.
After all, unless the prosecution can prove the elements of a crime beyond a reasonable doubt we won’t even get to matters of self defense.
Zimmerman is also subject to conviction on a lesser included charge, manslaughter, the dynamics of which I also discuss in that same post, available here:
For those who are interested, my end-of-day video and analysis of the Day 5 (Friday, June 28, 2013) of Florida v. Zimmerman has just been posted:
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Don’t forget to join us Monday at 9:00AM for our all day live coverage of Day 6 of the trial, and keep your eyes open for additional Zimmerman posts over the weekend in preparation for the coming week.
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To see yesterday’s video of witness testimony and our exclusive analysis, click here: Zimmerman Trial Day 4 – End-of-Day Analysis & Video of State’s Witnesses
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