The Kyle Rittenhouse trial is a case study in why public opinion doesn’t (and shouldn’t) matter in a court of law. Everyone, white or Black, should be able to plead self-defense — even if the public hates them.
“We took two hits to the face with the Jacob Blake shooting and the Rittenhouse verdict, and many people were silent," the Rev. Jesse Jackson said, speaking to Kenosha leaders.
A female called up to be a juror in Jussie Smollet's hate crime trial was dismissed after expressing her wish to protect her gay daughter.
Episode 26: Richard Kyte and Scott Rada also discuss the Kyle Rittenhouse verdict and how moral outrage often ignores the law.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A jury ordered 17 white nationalist leaders and organizations to pay more than $26 million in damages Tuesday over the violence that erupted during the deadly 2017 Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville in 2017.
During weeks like last week, the pursuit of justice feels more like chasing clouds blindfolded. Friday's "not guilty" verdict in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial wasn't altogether surprising — especially after Judge Bruce Schroeder said he wouldn't allow the people Rittenhouse shot and killed to be called victims. But it still felt like a gut punch knowing the prosecution wasn't allowed to show a ...
“We’re outraged about this and we’re going to turn our pain into power,” said the Rev. Tavis Grant, national field director for the Rainbow PUSH Coalition.
STATE JOURNAL VIEW: Vigilantes carrying rifles in the streets won't make our society safer.
A difficult political atmosphere for President Joe Biden may have become even more treacherous with the acquittal of Kyle Rittenhouse.
From the Wisconsin State Journal editorial board: "Vigilantes carrying rifles in the streets won't make our society safer."
Emotions ran high outside the Kenosha County Courthouse on Friday, as demonstrators reacting to the Kyle Rittenhouse verdict got nose-to-nose and engaged in intense, high-volume debates.
KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted of all charges Friday after testifying he acted in self-defense in the deadly Kenosha shootings that became a flashpoint in the debate over guns, vigilantism and racial injustice in the U.S.
Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted of all charges Friday. Here's the latest.
From the St. Louis Post-Dispatch editorial board: "The vigilante community across America must be jubilant."
Here's the scene from outside the courthouse just a few hours ago, in photos & videos
Live replay from an Associated Press livestream: Exteriors outside Rittenhouse trial after Kyle Rittenhouse cleared of all charges in shooting…
If the jury acquits Kyle Rittenhouse, then they will be doing what the law requires them to do. That should prompt us to ask why the law dictates this result.
KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — The jury at Kyle Rittenhouse’s murder trial deliberated for a third full day without reaching a verdict Thursday, while the judge banned MSNBC from the courthouse after a freelancer for the network was accused of following the jurors in their bus.
Here's a look at the mistrial requests in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial and what they mean.
Kyle Rittenhouse's defense attorneys have sought a mistrial over multiple issues, some of which they say should also prevent a retrial. Here's a look at the motions and why the judge hasn't ruled yet.
Two people were arrested in front of the Kenosha County Courthouse on Wednesday afternoon as crowds continued to await a verdict in the ongoing Kyle Rittenhouse trial.