An outrage, in a very, very long line of similar outrages…
French judge rules Jewish woman’s killer not responsible because he smoked weed
Jewish group calls ruling in Sarah Halimi case ‘unsurprising but hardly justifiable,’ says will appeal to bring the accused to trial
JTA — A Muslim man who killed his Jewish neighbor in Paris while shouting about Allah is probably not criminally responsible for his actions because he had smoked marijuana beforehand, a French judge ruled.
The preliminary ruling in the trial of Kobili Traore for the 2017 murder of Sarah Halimi came Friday from a judge of inquiry — a magistrate that in the French justice system is tasked with deciding whether indicted defendants should in fact stand trial.