Rittenhouse: Can Kyle Avoid Being Sued Under WI Self-Defense Immunity Law?

By Attorney Andrew Branca | November 21, 2021

Kyle Rittenhouse has been acquitted of all the criminal charges against him, the only possible verdict consistent with justice in a case with this evidence and law.  Having been acquitted in criminal court, he is now free of any possible criminal liability for his actions in lawfully defending himself on August 25, 2020. Now, however, …

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Attorney Andrew Branca Interviewed on Armed American Radio on the Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

November 14, 2021

Until next time: Remember You carry a gun so you’re hard to kill. Know the law so you’re hard to convict. Stay safe! –Andrew Attorney Andrew F. Branca Law of Self Defense LLC Law of Self Defense Platinum Protection Program IMPORTANT:  We encourage civil and reasoned debate among Members in the comments.  That said, comments …

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Rittenhouse Analysis:  State’s Weak Provocation Argument is the Major Threat to Acquittal

November 14, 2021

Tomorrow is the final day of argument in the trial of Kyle Rittenhouse, and by day’s end the jury will have begun their deliberations of whether the child who successfully fought off serial murderous attacks by rioting adults is to be found guilty of crimes carrying sentences as severe as life in prison. I thought …

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Getting Jurors To Imagine “Provocation” In Blurry Photo And Video – Rittenhouse Prosecution Endgame

November 13, 2021

The Kyle Rittenhouse trial is rapidly entering the end-game, with the jury to receive its instructions on the charges on Monday morning, followed by the closing arguments of the prosecution and defense, and finally the beginning of jury deliberations sometime in the afternoon. Given the strength of Kyle’s core claim of self-defense, and the weakness …

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Rittenhouse Trial Day 9: Prosecution Big Win On “Provocation” Jury Instruction Saves Chance At Conviction

November 12, 2021

Today was the ninth day of the trial by which ADA Thomas Binger is seeking to have Kyle Rittenhouse convicted and sentenced to life in prison for having shot three men (two fatally) the night of August 25, 2020, in Kenosha WI, when the city was suffering a tsunami of rioting, looting, and arson following …

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Rittenhouse Trial Day 8: The Prosecution’s Last Desperate Lunge for Evidence of Guilt

November 11, 2021

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 eighth day of the trial, and the final day of testimony, aby which ADA Thomas Binger is seeking to have Kyle Rittenhouse convicted and sentenced to …

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Rittenhouse Trial Day 7: Kyle Subject To Brutal But Meandering 3-Hour Cross-Examination

November 10, 2021

Today was the seventh day of the trial by which ADA Thomas Binger is seeking to have Kyle Rittenhouse convicted and sentenced to life in prison for having shot three men (two fatally) the night of August 25, 2020, in Kenosha WI, when the city was suffering a tsunami of rioting, looting, and arson following …

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Rittenhouse Trial: Kyle Takes the Stand; Prosecutor Incurs Wrath of Judge

November 10, 2021

Defense says if ADA Binger misconduct continues, will ask for mistrial with prejudice 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 heard testimony from the defendant himself, Kyle Rittenhouse—a high-stakes bet by the defense, …

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The Injustice of the Gun Charge Against Kyle Rittenhouse & Why No Necessity Defense

November 10, 2021

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 LLC. I’ve received a lot of inquiries about one of the charges against Kyle Rittenhouse in particular, and that’s the unlawful gun possession by someone under 18 charge—Count 6 …

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Rittenhouse Trial Day 6: State’s Autopsy Expert Supports Self-Defense Narrative In Another Disastrous Prosecution Day

November 9, 2021

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 sixth day of the trial by which ADA Thomas Binger is seeking to have Kyle Rittenhouse convicted and sentenced to life in prison for having shot …

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Rittenhouse Trial Day 5:  Prosecution’s Star Witness Gaige Grosskreutz Implodes on the Stand

November 8, 2021

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 fifth 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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