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Arrest George Zimmerman

JadeNYU Wrote: Apr 09, 2012 3:14 PM
Arrest and trial are only part of the legal process. An equally valid part of the process is the determination by the DA of whether the evidence warrants an arrest. In this case, the DA determined that no crime had been committed. If there's evidence that the DA made a bad call, that should be considered and (if true) Zimmerman should be arrested and tried. If the DA made the right call though, it would be incredibly wrong to arrest Zimmerman "for his own good" just so we can have a trial. The state should only arrest people that they believe are guilty.

In the whole swirling political/media uproar over Trayvon Martin's shooting, only two things are indisputably clear: A 17-year-old boy is dead, and George Zimmerman shot him.

Nothing we can do can bring Trayvon back. It's clear from all versions of this event that Trayvon did not deserve to die. It is not clear whether his death is a result of murder, manslaughter or what the law calls "justifiable homicide" -- a legal term for an intentional death that is not a criminal act.

The other thing we can know for sure is that this case has exploded in the media in...