Disclosure: I am not a left wing person at all. My reason for look at Jeralyn’s site happens to be her coverage of the Zimmerman case. Once the case is totally complete I will continue not looking at most of her posts.
That being said, I make one more point, and that is Jeralyn seems to not know that an adjunct lecturer is not the same as a law professor. She should know the difference, hence I do fault Jeralyn for adding the Law Professor bit about Barry Soetoro when it simply is not true.
So here is Jeralyn’s excellent comment:
Here’s the transcript of President Obama’s remarks on the George Zimmerman verdict today.
Here’s what I agree with:
The judge conducted the trial in a professional manner. The prosecution and the defense made their arguments. The juries were properly instructed that in a case such as this reasonable doubt was relevant, and they rendered a verdict. And once the jury has spoken, that’s how our system works.
The rest of his remarks, on the topic of race, would be welcome following an incident involving racial profiling by police. In case he hasn’t noticed, the practice is rampant in New York City. They do not fit in the context of this case. [More…]