|Mr. Venlet and I often discuss manhole covers.|
In case the readership hasn't noticed, there is a contingent of persons who really have their boxers in a bunch over this Zimmerman business.
Behold the confluence of The Zimmerman controversy, Erin O'Brien and John Venlet. Those who opt to schlep through all that will see that the comment section gets a bit (ahem) disagreeable. Nonetheless some portion of Mr. Venlet's readership seems to be interested in my opinion regarding Ms. Corey's decision not to refer the Zimmerman case to the grand jury. So here it is, on my territory.
HOW THE HELL SHOULD I KNOW WHETHER OR NOT THE GODDAMN CASE SHOULD HAVE GONE TO THE GRAND JURY?
Under Florida Law, Corey was wholly within her right to make the second degree murder charge on her own. She is obviously taking some risk in that action and if the evidence doesn't hold up in court, there will indeed be egg on her face.
Speaking of evidence, imagine the documents to which Corey has access: Martin's autopsy report, police statements, Zimmerman's statements as well as the medical records concerning his alleged injuries. And that's just the obvious stuff. I cannot say Corey's move to charge was right or wrong. I haven't seen these things.
To any regular Improved
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