Famed Harvard Law Professor: Rittenhouse ‘Should Be Acquitted’, Then Sue Media for ‘Vigilante Justice’

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from Western Journal,

In a recent interview with Newsmax, Dershowitz accused CNN, The New York Times and left-wing media in general of acting as vigilantes in the high-profile Kyle Rittenhouse case. He also said that Rittenhouse should be acquitted.

Dershowitz, professor emeritus at Harvard Law School, believes there are clear grounds for reasonable doubt in the case and that Rittenhouse acted in self-defense.

Once acquitted, according to Dershowitz, Rittenhouse should sue liberal news outlets for continually pushing the false narrative that he is guilty.

“Then he’ll bring lawsuits, and that’s the way to answer. Vigilante justice is what CNN is doing, not what a 17-year-old kid under pressure may have done right or wrong. It’s CNN who is involved in vigilante justice. It’s The New Yorker that’s guilty of vigilante justice,” Dershowitz said.

Nicholas Sandmann sued CNN and other outlets over accusations of racism made against him following an encounter with a Native American activist in Washington, D.C.

He ended up settling his case against CNN.

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