Because there’s no legal story so depressing that it can’t get worse

by Walter Olson on September 6, 2013

United Nations “human rights expert” suggests that compliance with international human rights norms may require casting about for some way to re-prosecute George Zimmerman since the first prosecution didn’t come out as some hoped. [Volokh] As Hans Bader points out, Article 14, Section 7 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights forbids, as opposed to requiring, the exposure of defendants to double jeopardy.

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Just to be maximally unhelpful - Overlawyered
09.12.13 at 7:30 am

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1 Robert 09.07.13 at 4:04 pm

I’ve never trusted the United Nations. Now that they’ve embraced the false narrative about George Zimmerman, I have complete distrust and disdain for them. Can’t they worry about civil wars, genocide, and famine, and let our court system do its job?

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