Thursday, November 11, 2021

Rittenhouse takes stand, defense says they will ask for mistrial

From TMJ4:

Posted at 9:08 AM, Nov 10, 2021
and last updated 10:45 PM, Nov 10, 2021

KENOSHA, Wis. — Defense attorneys at Kyle Rittenhouse’s trial say they will ask the judge to declare a mistrial after prosecutors posed what appeared to be improper questions of Rittenhouse on the stand.

Circuit Judge Bruce Schroeder did not immediately rule, saying he would give the prosecution a chance to respond. At issue were questions prosecutors about Rittenhouse protecting property and about his silence after his arrest.

Emotions were running high in the courtroom on Wednesday as the defense called Rittenhouse to recount the day when he killed two people and injured another. Rittenhouse and his attorneys are claiming self-defense.

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