Jury Finds Rittenhouse Not Guilty On All Counts

November 19, 2021
KENOSHA, WISCONSIN - NOVEMBER 18: Kyle Rittenhouse, center, enters the courtroom with his attorneys Mark Richards, left, and Corey Chirafisi for a meeting called by Judge Bruce Schroeder at the Kenosha County Courtho... KENOSHA, WISCONSIN - NOVEMBER 18: Kyle Rittenhouse, center, enters the courtroom with his attorneys Mark Richards, left, and Corey Chirafisi for a meeting called by Judge Bruce Schroeder at the Kenosha County Courthouse on November 18, 2021 in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Rittenhouse is accused of shooting three demonstrators, killing two of them, during a night of unrest that erupted in Kenosha after a police officer shot Jacob Blake seven times in the back while being arrested in August 2020. Rittenhouse, from Antioch, Illinois, was 17 at the time of the shooting and armed with an assault rifle. He faces counts of felony homicide and felony attempted homicide. (Photo by Sean Krajacic - Pool/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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November 19, 2021

After four days of deliberation, the jury in the trial of Kyle Rittenhouse has delivered a verdict: Not guilty on all five counts.

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After four days of deliberation, the jury in the trial of Kyle Rittenhouse has delivered a verdict: Not guilty on all five counts.

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  1. Rittenhouse must be crapping his pants that it’s taking this long. Good.

  2. No wonder it’s taking so long, it’s not like he murdered people on camera or something.

  3. Still, it’s all good news for him. It means that the jury is not going to convict him on any of the more serious crimes, and that he has a good chance of walking scot free with a hung jury.

  4. Folklore among lawyers is that the longer it takes, the more likely the verdict is to favor the defense, but that doesn’t seem necessarily to be the case here at all. Also folklore among lawyers is that when it’s Friday, the jury would rather reach a verdict and get this over with and not ruin their weekend. If they declare they’re hopelessly deadlocked, the judge is unlikely to let them go without taking some more time to try to reach a verdict.

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