Originally Posted by Just Passin' By
The answer to your question is that legal culpability would depend upon whether or not the person who was pushed was reasonably in fear for his life.
But how do you define that? Maybe Zimmerman is just a gigantic pussy. It sounds like the way the law is written "reasonably in fear for his life" is completely in the eye of the person doing the killing, which seems like a pretty poor way to word a law.