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Forum: General Discussion 15-09-2014, 20:41
Replies: 980
Views: 28,931
Posted By Eater Sundae
Thanks for that. I understood that shooting at...

Thanks for that.

I understood that shooting at an (unknown) intruder in a way that would be likely to kill him was in itself a crime. However, I was wondering if it had actually been on the charge...
Forum: General Discussion 15-09-2014, 20:32
Replies: 980
Views: 28,931
Posted By Eater Sundae
Yes, I did phrase it badly, but I was trying to...

Yes, I did phrase it badly, but I was trying to make it clear what I meant.

Thanks for clarifying that.
Forum: General Discussion 15-09-2014, 14:53
Replies: 980
Views: 28,931
Posted By Eater Sundae
No. Get it out ASAP, with an extra chapter, a...

No. Get it out ASAP, with an extra chapter, a reprint and most importantly, extra sales, after any appeal.
Forum: General Discussion 15-09-2014, 14:47
Replies: 980
Views: 28,931
Posted By Eater Sundae
Sorry, I've missed big chunks of this, so maybe...

Sorry, I've missed big chunks of this, so maybe going off at a complete tangent,

but could it be that the charge was that he intentionally killed Reeva, and as such, as far as the Judge was...
Forum: General Discussion 15-09-2014, 09:07
Replies: 25,575
Views: 909,530
Posted By Eater Sundae
Surely it would depend if these sorts of...

Surely it would depend if these sorts of questions were because she didn't have a grasp of the situation, or if they were a way of formally recording the facts. It then becomes a point of record...
Forum: General Discussion 15-09-2014, 00:40
Replies: 25,575
Views: 909,530
Posted By Eater Sundae
There was no evidence that he consciously...

There was no evidence that he consciously repositioned before shots 2, 3 & 4. Some posters see the changed trajectory as demonstrating him aiming. That was not proved by the evidence. On the...
Forum: General Discussion 14-09-2014, 22:45
Replies: 25,575
Views: 909,530
Posted By Eater Sundae
One of the earliest ear witnesses, when...

One of the earliest ear witnesses, when describing the shots, definitely described thhem as evenly spaced, not 1, pause, 2, 3, 4.

There is no evience that he shot once then consciously repositioned...
Forum: General Discussion 14-09-2014, 08:16
Replies: 403
Views: 12,710
Posted By Eater Sundae
How much longer would Salmond be in charge aftr a...

How much longer would Salmond be in charge aftr a Yes vote? He'd have served his purpose, and would have nothing else to offer. He'd be out on his ear at the next election, and Labour would be in...
Forum: General Discussion 14-09-2014, 08:10
Replies: 403
Views: 12,710
Posted By Eater Sundae
If there is no monetary union and RBS officially...

If there is no monetary union and RBS officially moves its head office to, say, London, then it will become a foreign bank as far as Scotland is concerned. If it fails, surely Scottish investors...
Forum: General Discussion 14-09-2014, 08:00
Replies: 403
Views: 12,710
Posted By Eater Sundae
Th UK will be about 10% smaller and... er... ...

Th UK will be about 10% smaller and... er... that's about it.
Forum: General Discussion 14-09-2014, 00:25
Replies: 25,575
Views: 909,530
Posted By Eater Sundae
His job was to air compelling evidence that OP...

His job was to air compelling evidence that OP knew that RS was in the toilet when he fired the shots.

If he failed to do that, it doesn't really matter that OP came over as a poor witness. The...
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2014, 21:13
Replies: 25,575
Views: 909,530
Posted By Eater Sundae
Or... She knew that it meant all along, but...

Or...

She knew that it meant all along, but accidentally said it incorrectly. So the next day she corrected herself.
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2014, 20:53
Replies: 25,575
Views: 909,530
Posted By Eater Sundae
At the end of the day, there's only one person...

At the end of the day, there's only one person responsible for a post.
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2014, 20:42
Replies: 25,575
Views: 909,530
Posted By Eater Sundae
Re bibs. Surely this is the normal way that...

Re bibs. Surely this is the normal way that evidence is considered. The prosecution has to prove their case, beyond reasonable doubt. If what they offer is circumstantial, or is just seen as a...
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2014, 18:43
Replies: 25,575
Views: 909,530
Posted By Eater Sundae
I don't see any obvious basis for an appeal on...

I don't see any obvious basis for an appeal on the DE murder charge. The court decided there was not the evidence to prove he knew it was Reeva behind the door.

Edit. Or are you referring to an...
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2014, 18:38
Replies: 25,575
Views: 909,530
Posted By Eater Sundae
Once the court has, in effect, accepted that he...

Once the court has, in effect, accepted that he didn't know that it was Reeva in the bathroom, then the case becomes a lot more like the man who shot his own daughter, thinking it was someone trying...
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2014, 16:14
Replies: 25,575
Views: 909,530
Posted By Eater Sundae
No, that is not correct. It's not even close.

No, that is not correct. It's not even close.
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2014, 16:10
Replies: 25,575
Views: 909,530
Posted By Eater Sundae
Nobody knows how they would react until they are...

Nobody knows how they would react until they are actually in the situation.

and there is no correct way.
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2014, 16:06
Replies: 25,575
Views: 909,530
Posted By Eater Sundae
Once we accept that OP honestly thought it was an...

Once we accept that OP honestly thought it was an intruder, then, IMO, we should also accept that he would be scared and full of adrenaline. It would be unreasonable to have expected him to...
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2014, 14:02
Replies: 25,575
Views: 909,530
Posted By Eater Sundae
Re bibs. I'm again reminded of the case of the...

Re bibs. I'm again reminded of the case of the man who shot his daughter in the belief it was someone stealing her car. He was in no danger at all. In the belief that there was an intruder in his...
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2014, 13:12
Replies: 25,575
Views: 909,530
Posted By Eater Sundae
But the court didn't consider this to be a man...

But the court didn't consider this to be a man kills woman domestic violence issue. If they had considered it as domestic violence, and then gave him a derisory sentence, then that would be of...
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2014, 08:58
Replies: 25,575
Views: 909,530
Posted By Eater Sundae
Only just caught up with this post... My take on...

Only just caught up with this post...

My take on it is that once you accept the basics, ie he heard a noise, never considered that it might be Reeva in there, got carried away (because of his...
Forum: General Discussion 11-09-2014, 20:58
Replies: 25,575
Views: 909,530
Posted By Eater Sundae
But as the prosecution was not persuasive, that's...

But as the prosecution was not persuasive, that's all she had left.

I've only followed the trial off and on, so have missed some parts. At the time, what struck me was the whole idea that he might...
Forum: General Discussion 11-09-2014, 20:27
Replies: 25,575
Views: 909,530
Posted By Eater Sundae
The prosecution failed to prove their case. In...

The prosecution failed to prove their case. In the absence of prosecution providing this proof, beyond reasonable doubt, then the judge is right to discount it. It is not the case that she accepted...
Forum: General Discussion 11-09-2014, 20:12
Replies: 25,575
Views: 909,530
Posted By Eater Sundae
It's up to the prosecution to prove their case...

It's up to the prosecution to prove their case beyond reasonable doubt, and if they need to clearly differentiate the sounds of gun and bat, it is up to them to demonstrate it . All the defence need...
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