Quote Originally Posted by Rhythm View Post
It's a good word. I'll give you some examples of how the death penalty would play out - let's say that there was an otherwise identical altercation between floyd and police, only, floyds alleged crime lead to a firefight in which an accomplice of his was shot dead by the police. Who, in that event, is guilty of the murder? Floyd, or the cops? Well, the law will tell you floyd, and intentionally so if any reasonable person forces or compels another to do a thing that they know will get them killed - like shooting at a cop.

Chauvin was tried and convicted for an unintentional murder. If Chauvin had killed floyds accomplice as above, floyd would be on trial for intentional murder. Which of the two do you think you can reliably expect the death penalty for, in a death state?
You got a point there.