Man Faces 30-Year Sentence in the Self-Defense Case Everyone Ignored Last Week

Posted on AllSides November 24th, 2021
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Kyle Rittenhouse (left) and Andrew Coffee IV (right) (Screenshot, YouTube)
ANALYSIS

Opposition to the Kyle Rittenhouse verdict—which saw a jury accept the teen's self-defense claim after he shot two men and wounded another during a night of civil unrest—primarily splintered along two lines. In one, the jury supposedly got it wrong. In the other, even if the jury technically got it right, we allegedly need to pass new laws to prevent such a verdict from ever coming down again.

The latter largely reflects a well-intentioned attempt to narrow the racial and class disparities in the judicial system. But another recent verdict out of Florida, handed...

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https://reason.com/2021/11/22/man-faces-30-year-sentence-self-defense-andrew-coffee-iv-rittenhouse/

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