This season of Jury Duty explores the trial of Kyle Rittenhouse, who was charged with the reckless homicide of Joseph Rosenbaum, the intentional homicide of Anthony Huber, and the attempted intentional homicide of Gaige Grosskreutz. As Rittenhouse was the undisputed shooter of all three men, his legal team argued that the shootings were in self-defense.

You can find a collection of media coverage of the Kyle Rittenhouse trial here.

In The Trial of Kyle Rittenhouse: Pretrial Hearing — Part 1, host Kary Antholis begins our examination of the September 17, 2021 pretrial hearing conducted via video conference. During this hearing, Lead Prosecutor Thomas Binger asks Judge Bruce Schroeder to allow three pieces of evidence at trial—one, that Kyle Rittenhouse previously assaulted a female, two that he had mused about shooting suspected shoplifters with his semi-automatic weapon, and three, that Rittenhouse associated with The Proud Boys.

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