What to Watch for in the Kyle Rittenhouse Deliberations
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t is always this way with high-profile trials: They grip our attention for a few days, then a sense of frenzied boredom sets in if the jury takes a few days to decide the case.
That is usually what happens. By contrast, as I argued during Derek Chauvin’s trial for killing George Floyd, a quick verdict and lack of jury deliberation notes in a complex case that takes many days to try are signals that a jury may have been swayed by prejudicial outside influences. Chauvin may not have gotten due process (which, of course, is a different issue from whether
Published at Wed, 17 Nov 2021 15:24:12 +0000