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 did anyone watch this movie?

if so thoughts?

the whole thing makes me sick, and sad. So sad sad sad for that little girl.

by on Jan. 20, 2013 at 9:54 PM
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Mocking.Jay
by Member on Jan. 20, 2013 at 10:49 PM

I watched it, and I'm still on the fence. Always have been, but she IS guilty of not reporting her daughter missing for 31 fucking days. 

It just sucks that the kid was just a few strands of hair and some bones when they found her. :(

southernbelle07
by on Jan. 20, 2013 at 10:50 PM
They actually found her not guilty of aggregated manslaughter. That was one of the counts. I just don't see how they could not have at least convicted her of that.

Quoting quickbooksworm:

It wasn't a crime to not report missing child. This case changed our law. They had no other charges available. The jury even brought up that question and the prosecution said it was all or nothing. They didn't allow manslaughter- it was murder 1 or nothing. It was a bad gamble.




Quoting southernbelle07:

Even so, the fact that she didn't report her daughter missing for a month would tell me that she had SOMETHING to do with it. If she really didn't know what happened to her daughter, and was so caring, she would have called sooner. She didn't even call. Her mother did. She should have been convicted of something other than the false police report or whatever.





Quoting quickbooksworm:

There were other searches about ways to kill someone that was found searched on another browser. It was thrown out. But if Casey was pretending to have a job and was out all the time with friends and practically moved in with her boyfriend, I'm not sure she was the one to do all those searches. I don't buy the drowning theory but I think someone in that house is responsible, just maybe not Casey.








Quoting southernbelle07:

There was evidence of a decomposing body in the trunk of HER car... The mother was obviously lying about looking up chloroform on the computer, she was at work that day... Why would the father, a former police officer, dispose of his granddaughters body if she accidentally drowned in a pool, when disposing of the body was a crime? I don't see why they didn't prosecute.









Quoting quickbooksworm:

They were thinking they had to follow the law and instructions. Blame the prosecution, they failed to make their case.












Quoting southernbelle07:

I just finished watching it. The whole time I was thinking, "what were those jurors thinking?!"













It is so sad. That poor little girl.



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southernbelle07
by on Jan. 20, 2013 at 10:52 PM
This I do agree with. There are reasons why such laws exhist.

Quoting quickbooksworm:

But the judicial system didn't fail. Its not perfect, for sure. But by allowing faulty evidence we take a step backwards. Before actual evidence was required, a LOT of innocent people were wrongly convicted. I'm not willing to sacrifice the lives of many innocent people to convict a handful of guilty ones.




Quoting hope2bsoon:

 well, maybe the real way to view the whole situation is that the judicial system has failed us....not allowing so much in court for various reasons kept these people from being able to make an even better case ( as I already thought they did well)



Quoting quickbooksworm:

There were other searches about ways to kill someone that was found searched on another browser. It was thrown out. But if Casey was pretending to have a job and was out all the time with friends and practically moved in with her boyfriend, I'm not sure she was the one to do all those searches. I don't buy the drowning theory but I think someone in that house is responsible, just maybe not Casey.




Quoting southernbelle07:

There was evidence of a decomposing body in the trunk of HER car... The mother was obviously lying about looking up chloroform on the computer, she was at work that day... Why would the father, a former police officer, dispose of his granddaughters body if she accidentally drowned in a pool, when disposing of the body was a crime? I don't see why they didn't prosecute.





Quoting quickbooksworm:

They were thinking they had to follow the law and instructions. Blame the prosecution, they failed to make their case.








Quoting southernbelle07:

I just finished watching it. The whole time I was thinking, "what were those jurors thinking?!"







It is so sad. That poor little girl.




 


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quickbooksworm
by Silver Member on Jan. 20, 2013 at 10:52 PM
They weren't given the option of manslaughter. They even asked about that. It was murder 1 or nothing. That's on the prosecution.

They couldn't prove that Casey performed those searches on a computer used by 4 people. Also, keep in mind they painted a picture of her as a party girl who was never home.


Quoting hope2bsoon:

 They did have evidence of a decomposed body in the trunk of her car....and 38 searches for chloroform....IMO....that is enough....like I said I may not be part of the majority but I think they had enough evidence...atleast for manslaguther


Quoting quickbooksworm:

If they made their case well Casey would be sitting in prison. The prosecutions own witnesses said Casey was a good mother, patient and attentive. They had no motive, no cause of death, no hard evidence, and what evidence they did have was thrown out so the jury couldn't use it. All they had was a girl who lied about her job, who went to a few parties, obviously has a dysfunctional family, and had a smelly car that she abandoned. Now I don't believe she was totally innocent but had I been on the jury I couldn't have gone with guilty either.



Quoting hope2bsoon:


 I really believe that is a matter of opinion...I think they made their case...and they did it well...I may be taken to the cafe mom chopping block for saying that, but I believe they made a strong case



Quoting quickbooksworm:

They were thinking they had to follow the law and instructions. Blame the prosecution, they failed to make their case.




Quoting southernbelle07:

I just finished watching it. The whole time I was thinking, "what were those jurors thinking?!"



It is so sad. That poor little girl.



 



 


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quickbooksworm
by Silver Member on Jan. 20, 2013 at 11:00 PM
That's still a premeditated charge though. If they could prove 1) Casey killed Caylee and 2) it was planned, she wouldn't have gotten manslaughter, she would have gotten murder 1. I believe the hourly asked about involuntary manslaughter.


Quoting southernbelle07:

They actually found her not guilty of aggregated manslaughter. That was one of the counts. I just don't see how they could not have at least convicted her of that.



Quoting quickbooksworm:

It wasn't a crime to not report missing child. This case changed our law. They had no other charges available. The jury even brought up that question and the prosecution said it was all or nothing. They didn't allow manslaughter- it was murder 1 or nothing. It was a bad gamble.






Quoting southernbelle07:

Even so, the fact that she didn't report her daughter missing for a month would tell me that she had SOMETHING to do with it. If she really didn't know what happened to her daughter, and was so caring, she would have called sooner. She didn't even call. Her mother did. She should have been convicted of something other than the false police report or whatever.







Quoting quickbooksworm:

There were other searches about ways to kill someone that was found searched on another browser. It was thrown out. But if Casey was pretending to have a job and was out all the time with friends and practically moved in with her boyfriend, I'm not sure she was the one to do all those searches. I don't buy the drowning theory but I think someone in that house is responsible, just maybe not Casey.










Quoting southernbelle07:

There was evidence of a decomposing body in the trunk of HER car... The mother was obviously lying about looking up chloroform on the computer, she was at work that day... Why would the father, a former police officer, dispose of his granddaughters body if she accidentally drowned in a pool, when disposing of the body was a crime? I don't see why they didn't prosecute.











Quoting quickbooksworm:

They were thinking they had to follow the law and instructions. Blame the prosecution, they failed to make their case.














Quoting southernbelle07:

I just finished watching it. The whole time I was thinking, "what were those jurors thinking?!"















It is so sad. That poor little girl.




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foreverevermari
by on Jan. 20, 2013 at 11:01 PM

i need to watch it i didnt know they made one. I live about 2 hours from where it happened

southernbelle07
by on Jan. 20, 2013 at 11:06 PM
I would say the fact that chloroform was searched on the computer that Casey had access to, and that chloroform was found in the trunk of her car, along with proof of a decomposing body is proof of premeditation. The fact that they can't "prove" that she killed her, and that she didn't report her daughter missing (thus, leading me to believe she at least knew what happened) would make me convict of manslaughter, at least. I wasn't a juror, but that's what I think.

Quoting quickbooksworm:

That's still a premeditated charge though. If they could prove 1) Casey killed Caylee and 2) it was planned, she wouldn't have gotten manslaughter, she would have gotten murder 1. I believe the hourly asked about involuntary manslaughter.




Quoting southernbelle07:

They actually found her not guilty of aggregated manslaughter. That was one of the counts. I just don't see how they could not have at least convicted her of that.





Quoting quickbooksworm:

It wasn't a crime to not report missing child. This case changed our law. They had no other charges available. The jury even brought up that question and the prosecution said it was all or nothing. They didn't allow manslaughter- it was murder 1 or nothing. It was a bad gamble.








Quoting southernbelle07:

Even so, the fact that she didn't report her daughter missing for a month would tell me that she had SOMETHING to do with it. If she really didn't know what happened to her daughter, and was so caring, she would have called sooner. She didn't even call. Her mother did. She should have been convicted of something other than the false police report or whatever.









Quoting quickbooksworm:

There were other searches about ways to kill someone that was found searched on another browser. It was thrown out. But if Casey was pretending to have a job and was out all the time with friends and practically moved in with her boyfriend, I'm not sure she was the one to do all those searches. I don't buy the drowning theory but I think someone in that house is responsible, just maybe not Casey.












Quoting southernbelle07:

There was evidence of a decomposing body in the trunk of HER car... The mother was obviously lying about looking up chloroform on the computer, she was at work that day... Why would the father, a former police officer, dispose of his granddaughters body if she accidentally drowned in a pool, when disposing of the body was a crime? I don't see why they didn't prosecute.













Quoting quickbooksworm:

They were thinking they had to follow the law and instructions. Blame the prosecution, they failed to make their case.
















Quoting southernbelle07:

I just finished watching it. The whole time I was thinking, "what were those jurors thinking?!"

















It is so sad. That poor little girl.




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prdmomnarmywife
by Gold Member on Jan. 20, 2013 at 11:12 PM
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My oldest was close to her age when it happened . Anytime even now that I see or hear about it I cry . I couldn't imagine ! Idk how anyone could possibly be so cold & hurt an innocent child much more their own . I was 18 days over 17 years old when I had my first . Her age is no excuse.

Quoting hope2bsoon:

 


Quoting singlemama0905:

I watched part of it. cried a few parts then finally shut it off to get ready to go to my SOs house for the night. actually had to call my son partway through cuz I couldnt imagine losing my lil man...and then acting like she did. hes 2.5 so close in age to miss caylee...just breaks my heart, she's so adorable, I would have gladly given up more of my "childhood" to have raised such a precious gift from god

I can totally relate to the difficulties casey faced, I was 19 when I got pregnant with my son. its a challenge and I'm in a totally different place than most people my age, but I couldnt imagine not raisin my lil man and doing everything I can to give him the best life possible. every sacrifice is worth it for him.

 I couldn't agree more...my dd is 3 and it really hit home for me....

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keeler_s
by Silver Member on Jan. 20, 2013 at 11:15 PM
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I didn't watch it. IMO shes guilty as hell has been and always will be in my eyes.
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Paperfishies
by Platinum Member on Jan. 20, 2013 at 11:17 PM

I hope some crazed vigilante takes that horrible cunt out.

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