Rittenhouse lawyers ask judge to declare mistrial over video
November 17, 2021
KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Kyle Rittenhouse's attorneys asked the judge to declare a mistrial even as the jury was deliberating Wednesday, saying the defense received an inferior copy of a potentially crucial video from prosecutors.
Judge Bruce Schroeder did not immediately rule on the request, the second mistrial motion from the defense in a week.
At issue was a piece of drone video that prosecutors showed to the jury in closing arguments in a bid to undermine Rittenhouse's self-defense claim and portray him as the aggressor. Prosecutors said it showed him pointing his rifle at protesters bef...