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Old 03-29-2012, 09:11 AM   #25
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Originally Posted by 'busa View Post

No. It isn't. Unless you were being punched by Alistair Overeem... Could death occur? Sure. Death could occur if someone pushed you in the shoulder and you slipped. That doesn't mean you shoot them.

that's fine. If martin was threatening to punch and Zimmerman subjectively feared for his life, but an objective reasonable person would not fear for his life, then manslaughter.

I can't stress how often deciding between charges occurs on a daily basis to the DA when deciding when or if to file charges. There is nothing about this case that makes it newsworthy.
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