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Zimmerman verdict: The world reacts
Zimmerman could be the next OJ Simpson
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If he is found guilty of 2nd degree murder I will be shocked. If he gets manslaughter I will be relieved but if he gets off totally free I would just have to let it be.
Now don't get it twisted. His acquittal would not mean that he is a good man. His acquittal would not mean that he does not need to do some serious soul searching. And it also wouldn't mean that he's somehow truly free. It will only mean that his story of self-defense could not be disproved beyond a "reasonable" doubt.
Now there is a very very very ever so slight chance that the jury will charge him with manslaughter.
But that has always been the trouble with the "Legal" or "Justice" system. The system is less about justice and more about what is legal. What I'm trying to say is that legal vs illegal is not the same as wrong vs right.
And because of that Zimmerman will most likely get off and skip into the sunset but as my mother likes to say; No matter where you go in order to hide from the world you're going to have to live with yourself. Oh yes Zimmerman you're going have to LIVE with yourself.