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Zimmerman is Toast

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by wjv, Jun 20, 2013.

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  1. wjv

    wjv Zip It Stan Lee.. . .

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    DaleGribble Sandwich!

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    I wouldn't say he's "toast". Some women can be rational and just a man fairly....






















    Yeah, nevermind, he's screwed!
     

  3. el_jewapo

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    I was just watching that on the news on my lunch break. I was thinking the same thing.
     
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    Herzeleid Kein Mitleid

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    Doesn't it only take 1 juror to acquit someone? out of a total of 12 jurors?
     
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    Unless I'm way wrong, it takes 1 juror to make a hung jury. I thought they all had to vote the same for a verdict. Guilty or innocent.
     
  6. wjv

    wjv Zip It Stan Lee.. . .

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    There are only 6 jurors on this jury + a couple alternates
     
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    I listened to some of the jury questioning. It seems like a number of the women own guns.
     
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    Doesn't a hung jury result in an acquittal, where the state can bring charges on you again, but you're NOT found guilty?



    Why not 12 jurors? Why does he only get 6?.....
     
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    I don't think women on the jury are necessarily a bad thing. The prosecution should be able to paint the picture of Martin as a dangerous thug whom no one would want prowling around in their neighborhood. Most women probably have a personal experience with an aggressive, dangerous male who they wished someone would shoot. Make Martin that male in their minds and Zimmerman the white knight and viola.
     
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    5 white women, 1 Hispanic. The DA is going to take heat if they do not convict.
     
  11. PPinesRon

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    I believe it works in his favor. Woman can relate to being on edge if they're being followed. If Martin did indeed turn on Zimmerman, a woman would probably be more on Zimmerman's side, especially if he was being beaten. JMO.
     
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    Maybe so. I thought it was just a retrial, but I think you're right.
     
  13. PPinesRon

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    In Florida, 12 jurors are used when the death penalty is pursued; other than that 6.
     
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    Fair enough.

    I'm still curious on why he only gets a jury of 6, as opposed to 12?...... :dunno:
     
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    interesting, I see. Thanks!
     
  16. PPinesRon

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    You're welcome!

    I'm not that smart, my kid's an ASA......
     
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    Florida let Casey Anthony walk and she killed her baby, Zimmerman has a 60/40 chance.
     
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    I'm assuming all 6 jurors deliberation has to be unanimous to get a conviction, correct?
     
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    This is correct;

    And generally, women on a jury (outside of sex cases with female victims) are generally favorable to the defendant; according to jury consultants, women ten to see the positive in defendants, and are more willing to give a defendant the benefit of the doubt;

    I believe that there is more than enough reasonable doubt in the case, and that Zimmerman is going to walk.....

    As far as the State Attorney (we don't call them the "the DA " here he isn't going to take any heat at all; he will stand there afterwards and say that the system worked, blah blah blah.....
     
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  20. el_jewapo

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    Her baby wasn't black.
     
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