Originally Posted by Kuki
The best explanation of the result of this trial that I've heard.... is that jurors are confused. They don't understand the difference between "beyond a reasonable doubt" and "beyond any doubt".
In all 50 United States, no person can be convicted of first degree murder without evidence of premeditation. The prosecution showed no evidence of that.
Nobody likes the defendant. But not liking somebody isn't a factor in hanging them, at least not in America.