What’s your verdict?
Do you have reasonable doubt that the Menendez Brothers committed first-degree murder?
This flow chart can help you decide!
The flow chart elements are based on the 1st trial only, the one that ended in 1994 with two hung juries.
There were many differences between the two trials (as described in my book). For example, the judge gutted the defense by severely limiting evidence of the Menendez family life in the guilt phase of the trial. And he opted to not give the 2nd trial jury the instruction for Imperfect Self Defense, giving them no choice but to convict for first-degree murder.What is your #MenendezMurders verdict? Do you have reasonable doubt? Check out this 1st trial flow chart and see! Click To Tweet Why did the #MenendezMurders Judge and DA do everything possible to guarantee murder convictions in the 2nd trial? Check out this chart and see! Click To Tweet