The Rittenhouse protection workforce was broaching “irrelevant and inflammatory ‘details’ that are solely meant to sway sympathy and public opinion by way of the media in favor of the defendant,” Lake County Assistant State’s Legal professional Stephen Scheller responded in a latest submitting.
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a warrant to return Rittenhouse to Wisconsin after a request from Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers, a fellow Democrat. Mike Nerheim, the Lake County state’s legal professional, has stated he’s by no means seen anybody battle extradition after the governor signed a warrant for it.
Authorized specialists say that on the uncommon events when state extradition circumstances are contested, protection attorneys normally argue that both no crime was dedicated within the different state or that the defendant was not the one who dedicated no matter crime occured.
In response to prosecutors and courtroom paperwork, Rittenhouse killed 36-year-old Joseph Rosenbaum, of Kenosha, after Rosenbaum threw a plastic bag at Rittenhouse, lacking him, and tried to wrestle his rifle away.
Whereas attempting to get away within the fast aftermath, Rittenhouse was captured on cellphone video saying, “I simply killed any individual.” In response to a grievance filed by prosecutors, somebody within the crowd stated, “Beat him up!” and one other yelled, “Get him! Get that dude!”
Video reveals that Rittenhouse tripped. As he was on the bottom, 26-year-old Anthony Huber, of Silver Lake, hit him with a skateboard and tried to take his rifle. Rittenhouse opened fireplace, killing Huber and wounding Gaige Grosskreutz, of West Allis, who was holding a handgun.