Skip to main content

View Diary: Zimmerman's lawyers should realize it is not over yet (99 comments)

Comment Preferences

  •  IANAL, but my understanding on this (1+ / 0-)
    Recommended by:
    Mannie

    is that it is not automatic, that the jury was not even required to consider it as a lesser included offense but could at their discretion if they chose to -  at least that is how I read the judge's jury instruction.

    "We didn't set out to save the world; we set out to wonder how other people are doing and to reflect on how our actions affect other people's hearts." - Pema Chodron

    by teacherken on Sun Jul 14, 2013 at 05:57:11 AM PDT

    [ Parent ]

Subscribe or Donate to support Daily Kos.

  • Recommended (152)
  • Community (77)
  • Bernie Sanders (50)
  • Elections (45)
  • 2016 (41)
  • Climate Change (35)
  • Environment (34)
  • Hillary Clinton (33)
  • Culture (32)
  • Civil Rights (29)
  • Science (29)
  • Republicans (28)
  • Media (27)
  • Barack Obama (24)
  • Labor (23)
  • Law (23)
  • Spam (22)
  • Education (19)
  • Trans-Pacific Partnership (19)
  • Congress (18)
  • Click here for the mobile view of the site