EXPLAINER: Which side did better in Rittenhouse closings?
November 17, 2021
KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — A defense lawyer angrily accused the prosecution at Kyle Rittenhouse's murder trial of lying. The lead prosecutor struck a measured tone, even as he raised the accused's rifle at one point and sighted at a courtroom wall.
How the indignation and theatrics during Monday's closing arguments played with jurors won't be clear until 12 of them return with verdicts in a case that underscores American divisions on issues of guns, protests and policing.
Here's a look at how some five hours of closings went and which side may have made the stronger argument to jurors: