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Thread: Who should our Govt be arresting?

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    Who should our Govt be arresting?

    Just curious who our government is spending resources on bringing to justice?

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    Re: Who should our Govt be arresting?

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    Re: Who should our Govt be arresting?

    Zimmerman has already had his day in court, they cannot go after him again. Anyone who thinks otherwise is a moron.
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    Re: Who should our Govt be arresting?

    Quote Originally Posted by CalGun View Post
    Just curious who our government is spending resources on bringing to justice?
    It should be arresting you for making stupid polls. 2 choices, both wrong and silly. At least put in a "mashed potatoes" or whatever option.

    Now in all honesty: it should be arresting only those who have been found guilty in a court of law.

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    Re: Who should our Govt be arresting?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rainman05 View Post
    It should be arresting you for making stupid polls. 2 choices, both wrong and silly. At least put in a "mashed potatoes" or whatever option.

    Now in all honesty: it should be arresting only those who have been found guilty in a court of law.
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    Re: Who should our Govt be arresting?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cephus View Post
    Zimmerman has already had his day in court, they cannot go after him again. Anyone who thinks otherwise is a moron.
    Sorry, but you are incorrect. "They"... intentionally used loosely... can indeed continue to go after him. The Martin family can, and probably will, sue in civil court. The feds might go after him for civil rights violations.

    I personally believe that both of these scenarios involve double jeopardy, but courts have ruled that they do not, and my opinion carries no weight in our legal system.
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    Re: Who should our Govt be arresting?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rainman05 View Post
    Now in all honesty: it should be arresting only those who have been found guilty in a court of law.
    Don't people usually get arrested before they go to court, not after?
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    then you are a hypocrite and everything you say on the matter is just babble.

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    Re: Who should our Govt be arresting?

    Quote Originally Posted by radcen View Post
    Sorry, but you are incorrect. "They"... intentionally used loosely... can indeed continue to go after him. The Martin family can, and probably will, sue in civil court. The feds might go after him for civil rights violations.

    I personally believe that both of these scenarios involve double jeopardy, but courts have ruled that they do not, and my opinion carries no weight in our legal system.
    They are not considered "double jeopardy" because:

    Civil courts assess financial liability for damages, they do not impose criminal penalties. A civil suit for "wrongful death" is a monetary claim for civil losses either compensatory and/or punitive. Compensatory in this case would include pain and suffering endured by the surviving family members due to their loved one's absence and perhaps burial costs. In those states that allow punitive damages, such damages are intended to punish the person who caused the wrongful death and discourage similar behavior.

    A Federal civil rights case is based upon alleged violations of a victims civil rghts. While murder may be the source, the criminal charge is NOT "murder" but rather that the person who was killed was deprived of a fair evalution regarding his right to life under color of the law. Therefore the person who caused the death was not properly held accountable for this civil rights violation. (see 18 U.S.C. 242)

    However, struggle as they might, those who wish to see Zimmerman face a trial under 18 U.S.C. 242 are facing an uphill battle. It seems fairly clear that the trial followed proper due process and the jury determination was both honest and fair under the law.
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    Re: Who should our Govt be arresting?

    I'd like to see them investigate every one of our politicians and arrest any of them who are targeting money toward their friends, family or contributors. In China, that would be a death penalty crime but in America, they'll just probably lose their position and get a job as a lobbyist for a mil a year. But it sure would be interesting to see who, if any, are left standing.

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    Re: Who should our Govt be arresting?

    Wow there is some rocket science for ya; arresting people found guilty in a court of law? Hmm in my experience most of those people guilty in a court of law are already under arrest - so I'll give you a phat failure for a lame effort.


    Quote Originally Posted by Rainman05 View Post
    It should be arresting you for making stupid polls. 2 choices, both wrong and silly. At least put in a "mashed potatoes" or whatever option.

    Now in all honesty: it should be arresting only those who have been found guilty in a court of law.

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