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Old 03-20-2012, 11:28 AM
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Post Re: Justice Department, FBI to probe shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin

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Originally Posted by Joe Shoe View Post
The bottom line is that if Zimmerman didn't break the law, the cops couldn't arrest him. It sounds like if people want this sort of thing to not happen again, they need to focus on changing the law.
What in the law would need changing?

It's easily recognized that while the law could be argued here, it's the APPLICATION of the EXISTING law which is questionable.
The question of "fear of great bodily harm or injury" NEEDS to be examined in a court of law.
The fact that Zimmerman pursued the dead kid before killing him helps EASILY dispute any such claim.
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