Now that the verdict is over, I am watching the prosecutors’ press conference and am becoming more and more convinced that it is time for Zimmerman to start suing. And I don’t think he should sue the governments involved. He should name the individuals involved – and for everything they own.
The verdict was NOT GUILTY! But the prosecutors are on TV now insisting that Zimmerman is still guilty and that “These are the facts!” Yes, that is a quote from Mr. Dela (sp???). At this point, as far as the law is concerned, Zimmerman is not guilty. So, to tell the entire country that he is guilty and that this is a fact is slander. What’s more, the prosecutors are STILL referring to Martin as a “victim.” As much as some may not like this, but now that we have a verdict, the prosecutors need to stop calling Martin a victim. the jury just determined he was the perpetrator. Were he not the attacker, they wouldn’t have acquitted Zimmerman, they would have found him guilty. So it is time to star calling Martin what the jury says he was: THE ATTACKER!
Zimmerman should also pursue other suits for deprivation of his civil rights for the personal and political gain of the prosecutors in this case. He already has everything he needs to pursue such suits as, in a civil court, the burden of proof is much less strenuous and the evidence suggesting prosecutorial misconduct is already in abundance – and evidence against a lot more than just the prosecutors in this case:
Former Sanford, Fla., police chief Bill Lee on CNN Wednesday claimed he was fired last year because he refused to arrest George Zimmerman just to appease an outraged public. Hey says there wasn’t enough evidence to warrant an arrest in the killing of Trayvon Martin, a fact that didn’t matter to some city officials.
An employee with the Florida state attorney’s office who testified that he was concerned prosecutors withheld certain evidence from George Zimmerman’s defense team has been fired.
Ben Kruidbos was the information technology director when he testified last month that he was worried prosecutors didn’t turn over information about deleted images and text messages Kruidbos recovered from Trayvon Martin’s cell phone, including photos of a hand holding a gun and a plant that looked like marijuana.
Harvard Law professor Alan Dershowitz says the prosecutors in the George Zimmerman murder trial should be charged with “prosecutorial misconduct” for suggesting the defendant planned the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin.
“That is something no prosecutor should be allowed to get away with … to make up a story from whole cloth,” Dershowitz told “The Steve Malzberg Show” on Newsmax TV.
“These prosecutors should be disbarred. They have acted absolutely irresponsibly in an utterly un-American fashion.”
BREAKING: Audio was released today, in which an official from Obama’s Department of Justice (DOJ) tried to convince Sanford, FL city officials to pursue legal action against George Zimmerman.
The audio was released by Judicial Watch. The DOJ official urges Sanford city officials and Dream Defenders (a minority advocacy group) to aggressively pursue legal action against Zimmerman because “if a community perceives that there’s something wrong in the black community, there’s something wrong.”
On Wednesday, Judicial Watch announced that the Department of Justice had turned over documents in response to a Freedom of Information Act request showing that the Community Relations Service (CRS), a small division of the DOJ, was sent to Sanford, Florida after the Trayvon Martin shooting to help manage rallies and protests.
And I haven’t even bothered to start posting the Sharpton/Jackson/Black Panther stories.
Maybe, if we insist that our public servants be held to the same standard as the rest of us and NOT allow them to have “immunity” when they abuse the power of their offices and allow those wrongly charged to sue them directly, then just maybe we can help correct some of that abuse. I would argue that, given the growth in such cases of governmental abuse, this would be a natural check against that abuse of power. Think about it: how many of you would risk prosecuting a case like this one if you knew that, if you lost, Zimmerman could sue you for everything you own or might ever own?