Possible Rittenhouse Trial Prosecution “Hail Mary”: Kyle Provoked the Attacks

Welcome to today’s Law of Self Defense ongoing coverage of the Kyle Rittenhouse trial. I am, of course, Attorney Andrew Branca, for Law of Self Defense. After four days of testimony by State witnesses, the prosecution in the trial of Kyle Rittenhouse for intentional murder, reckless murder, attempted intentional murder and other felony charges has …

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Rittenhouse Trial Day 4: Two State Blunders Create Opportunity for the Defense

Welcome to today’s Law of Self Defense ongoing coverage of the Kyle Rittenhouse trial. I am, of course, Attorney Andrew Branca, for Law of Self Defense. Today was the fourth day of the trial by which ADA Thomas Binger’s is seeking to have Kyle Rittenhouse convicted and sentenced to life in prison for having shot …

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Rittenhouse Trial Day 3: Prosecution’s Own Witnesses Confound Prosecution

Welcome to today’s Law of Self Defense ongoing coverage of the Kyle Rittenhouse trial. I am, of course, Attorney Andrew Branca, for Law of Self Defense. This third day of the trial was perhaps the worst yet for ADA Thomas Binger’s efforts to have Kyle Rittenhouse convicted and sentenced to life in prison for having …

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TRAINWRECK: Rittenhouse prosecution implodes with state witness Richard McGinnis

I’ll cover all of this in greater detail in my end of day analysis, but couldn’t resist getting this out to all of you promptly. The direct questioning of STATE witness Richard McGinnis by ADA Binger was an absolute trainwreck for the prosecution–and, of course, the jury watched it all happen in real-time. UPDATE: To …

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Rittenhouse Trial Day 2: Did Prosecution Improperly Conspire Entire Trial?

Welcome to today’s Law of Self Defense ongoing coverage of the Kyle Rittenhouse trial. I am, of course, Attorney Andrew Branca, for Law of Self Defense. Today’s long day of trial proceedings was largely a tiresome affair, as the state prosecutors continued to appear unable to extract from their witnesses any substantive evidence inconsistent with …

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Rittenhouse Trial Day 2: BONUS FBI Video Analysis

Welcome back to our ongoing live coverage of the trial of Kyle Rittenhouse. Kyle is charged with a variety of felonies, including first-degree murder, for shooting three men, two fatally, as well as for alleged reckless conduct on the night of August 25, 2020, in riot-torn Kenosha WI.

Rittenhouse Trial Day 1: Defense Dominates Opening Statements & First Witness Testimony

Welcome to today’s Law of Self Defense ongoing coverage of the Kyle Rittenhouse trial. I am, of course, Attorney Andrew Branca, for Law of Self Defense. Today the trial finally got off to the races, with the jury hearing the opening statements of both the state and the defense. The jury also heard their first …

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Kyle Rittenhouse Jury Selected – Trial Begins Tuesday

Welcome to the Law of Self Defense ongoing coverage of the Kyle Rittenhouse trial! I am, of course, Attorney Andrew Branca, for Law of Self Defense.  Good news, the Kyle Rittenhouse trial is finally underway, with voir dire, or jury selection, having begun this morning. UPDATE: Between when I started writing this post and when …

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Rittenhouse Trial: What to Expect As Trial Starts Tomorrow

Tomorrow begins jury selection in the trial of Kyle Rittenhouse, who on August 25, 2020 shot three men in riot-ravaged Kenosha WI, killing two of them and grievously wounding the third. Kyle is being tried on a variety of charges, including the felonies of intentional homicide, reckless homicide, attempted intentional homicide, two counts of reckless …

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