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Judge in Kyle Rittenhouse case denies motions filed by prosecutors, allows defense’s use-of-force expert to testify at trial

A judge on Monday denied multiple motions filed by prosecutors, including one asking the judge to block Kyle Rittenhouse’s lawyers from referring to the three men he shot as “looters” or “rioters.” The judge also allowed the defense’s use-of-force expert to testify at trial next week. Kenosha County Assistant District Attorney Thomas Binger filed a […]

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Prosecutors ask judge to block lawyers in Kyle Rittenhouse case from referring to 3 men shot as ‘looters’

Prosecutors are looking to block Kyle Rittenhouse’s defense from referring to the three men he shot as “looters” and “rioters.” They are also trying to block evidence at trial where an officer told Rittenhouse “we appreciate you.” Kenosha County Assistant District Attorney Thomas Binger filed a motion on Monday asking Kenosha County Circuit Judge Bruce […]

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Use-of-force expert testifies at hearing that he believes Kyle Rittenhouse was justified in Kenosha shootings

An expert witness testified during a court hearing Tuesday that he believes Kyle Rittenhouse was justified by defending himself during the Kenosha shootings. Rittenhouse’s lawyers filed a request with the court for John R. Black, an expert witness, to testify at Rittenhouse’s trial, which is scheduled for November 1. A Daubert hearing was held Tuesday […]

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Attorney for Kyle Rittenhouse wants to show that victim killed in Kenosha shooting was a sex offender

Kyle Rittenhouse’s lawyer filed a motion to admit evidence showing that one of the victims his client shot and killed was a sex offender, who wanted to take Rittenhouse’s gun because he couldn’t legally possess one. Mark Richards, Rittenhouse’s Wisconsin-based attorney, said that Joseph Rosenbaum was convicted of having sex with a minor in Arizona […]