The Court TV Podcast Episode 55

Posted at 7:28 AM, September 3, 2020 and last updated 9:24 PM, September 20, 2022

Riots broke out in the streets of Kenosha, Wisconsin following the release of cell phone video of Jacob Blake being shot in the back seven times by a police officer. The violence prompted some to take up arms in order to counter the protestors and protect private property. Among those counter-protestors was 17-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse, who, armed with a high-powered rifle, shot and killed two people and seriously wounded another.

Chaos in Kenosha — Jacob Blake and Kyle Rittenhouse

Rittenhouse now faces murder charges, but will his lawyers being able to make a case for self-defense? And will the Kenosha police department be able to justify what happened to Jacob Blake? Court TV anchor Michael Ayala joins host Vinnie Politan to discuss it all. Get the latest updates on and catch Vinnie and the entire team live weeknights 8-11pm on Court TV Live.

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