A man without fear is a fool, a man that succumbs to his fear is a coward and a brave man acknowledges fear yet presses on.
Greatness lies not in being strong, but in the right use of strength - Henry Ward Beecher
Baby sister, I was born game and I intend to go out that way - Rooster Cogburn
I hate the idea of causes, and if I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country. E.M. Forster
He could go free with a high-priced lawyer willing to scream "castle doctrine".
One of you will end up here next!
Personally, I think it's good he was brought up on charges. There are definitely enough questions involved in what happened to warrant them. Regardless of her state of intoxication, it's pretty hard to argue that she was any sort of threat on the other side of a locked door. Murder charges do seem to be going a bit far, but it's probably a tactic to try to force a plea deal and avoid a high-profile, racially charged, expensive trial.
Last edited by molten_dragon; 11-15-13 at 06:42 PM.
If you build a man a fire, he'll be warm for a day.
If you set a man on fire, he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
“The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists to adapt the world to himself.
Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.” ― George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman