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James B. Astrachan and Elizabeth Kameen: Trayvon Martin debate has not ended

The verdict in the George Zimmerman second-degree murder trial means different things to different observers. Lawyers, other than the prosecution team, have pretty much universally declared that the state of Florida produced insufficient evidence at trial to convict Zimmerman of any crime, let alone second-degree murder, which required the prosecutors to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that Zimmerman murdered Martin evincing a depraved mind regardless of human life.

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