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  •  Given that Mehserle was not drunk or on drugs (0+ / 0-)

    and that he wasn't doing something obviously dangerous and with disregard for Grant's safety like playing with his gun when he accidentally shot him that seems excessive.

    Can you explain why you think Mehserle's case deserved the maximum punishment for involuntary manslaughter?

    Or can you explain why you think voluntary manslaughter was appropriate?  Was there any evidence at all that Mehserle intended to kill Grant?

    •  Why did Mehserle deserve more than... (0+ / 0-)

      11 months for snapping and killing an unarmed man who was laying face down and already under police control? If you don't get that, I have no answer that will satisfy you.

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