RE: Speaking of the power of suggestion: the Chauvin trial (Floyd)

It’ll be okay in the long run… like in 300 years. No, seriously, we got past Kent State and Rodney King and the assassinations in the 60s.

I posted previously the following:

609.205 MANSLAUGHTER IN THE SECOND DEGREE.
A person who causes the death of another by any of the following means is guilty of manslaughter in the second degree and may be sentenced to imprisonment for not more than ten years or to payment of a fine of not more than $20,000, or both:
(1) by the person’s culpable negligence whereby the person creates an unreasonable risk, and consciously takes chances of causing death or great bodily harm to another.

Contrast with murder 2: 609.19 MURDER IN THE SECOND DEGREE. Whoever does either of the following is guilty of murder in the second degree and may be sentenced to imprisonment for not more than 40 years:
(1) causes the death of a human being with intent to effect the death of that person or another, but without premeditation

I still think it’s likely that the jury will find culpable negligence and convict him of 2nd degree manslaughter at most. There is zero evidence that I have heard of an intent to effect death of another.

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