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Why Kyle Rittenhouse’s Attorney Is Leaving Criminal Case as Arraignment Set For Kenosha Shooter

One of Kenosha shooter Kyle Rittenhouse‘s attorneys is stepping away from his criminal defense soon after prosecutors argued he should be blocked from representing the 17-year-old due to his fundraising efforts.



a man and a woman standing in front of a building: Kyle Rittenhouse cleans graffiti from a high school near the Kenosha County Courthouse following another night of unrest on August 25, 2020 in Kenosha, Wisconsin. An attorney for the 17-year-old said he is stepping back from his criminal defense.


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Kyle Rittenhouse cleans graffiti from a high school near the Kenosha County Courthouse following another night of unrest on August 25, 2020 in Kenosha, Wisconsin. An attorney for the 17-year-old said he is stepping back from his criminal defense.

Los Angeles based lawyer John M. Pierce confirmed will be pulling back from the teenager’s defense and attorney Mark Richards will now be representing Rittenhouse in the criminal trial.

Pierce said he will instead be focusing on raising money for the defense team.

Pierce, along with Rittenhouse‘s fellow attorney Lin Wood, were able to raise the $2m needed to post the teenager’s bail following a successful fundraising campaign.

“So that it does not take

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Wisconsin police officers are leaving the profession in droves

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Wisconsin’s law enforcement officers are retiring in large numbers, and there are fewer and fewer recruits to replace them. This attrition is a public safety threat. Wisconsin needs to increase funding and resources for law enforcement so officers can continue to do their jobs safely and effectively.

We are losing law enforcement officers at an unsustainable rate. Officers have left or are leaving the profession in significant numbers.

Milwaukee police say they experienced a spike in retirements over the summer and early fall. Similarly, Madison’s Acting Chief of Police Vic Wahl recently said that Madison has faced a bigger than average number of departures. He attributed these retirements, in part, to “the negative media narrative about policing and a vocal activist community that is anti-police.”

The story is similar in New York, Denver, Chicago, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, Austin, and Minneapolis. Whether as a result of growing antagonism to police,

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Dad ‘kills mom-in-law, ex-wife, and himself in murder-suicide after divorce leaving their two kids orphaned’

A DAD allegedly killed his mother-in-law, ex-wife, and himself in a murder-suicide after his divorce – leaving their two kids orphaned.

Daniel Dewitt, 32, has been accused of fatally shooting his 31-year-old ex-wife Amanda and Amanda’s 61-year-old mom Debra Allen in Little Rock, Arkansas, according to KARK.

The Wednesday shooting also left Daniel Dewitt dead after he turned the gun on himself

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The Wednesday shooting also left Daniel Dewitt dead after he turned the gun on himselfCredit: Facebook
The couple's two children – ages nine and two – were reportedly home during the fatal shooting

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The couple’s two children – ages nine and two – were reportedly home during the fatal shootingCredit: Google Maps

The Wednesday shooting also left Daniel dead after he turned the gun on himself.

The apparent murder-suicide took place just two days after a judge granted Daniel and Amanda a divorce – a decision which left their two children in their mom’s custody.

The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate the double murder-suicide.

Lt Robert Garrett said police were called to Amanda’s

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Jude Law reacts to Johnny Depp leaving ‘Fantastic Beasts’ after failed libel suit

Jude Law opened up this week about the changes facing the “Fantastic Beasts” cast just days after Johnny Depp exited the fantasy franchise on the heels of losing his British libel case.

“It was unusual for me because in fact, Johnny had actually only done a day’s filming, I think on his own,” the “Captain Marvel” actor, 47, told “Entertainment Tonight,” the outlet reported Friday.

The Brit, who was promoting his new film with Carrie Coon, “The Nest,” noted: “In a franchise like this, the studio and the company make the big decisions and you have to go along with those because, you know, we’re just a member of the team.”

The “Pirates of the Caribbean” star, 57, was asked to leave the franchise after a High Court found tabloid The Sun not liable for labeling the actor a “wife beater” in a 2018 article referring to his tumultuous and

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Loudoun Schools Superintendent Leaving For Houston Area Job

LOUDOUN COUNTY, VA — Loudoun County Public Schools Superintendent Eric Williams on Monday was named the sole finalist for superintendent of the Clear Creek Independent School District in Texas, putting Loudoun County on notice to begin a search for a new leader of its school system.

The Clear Creek Independent School District serves about 42,000 students in the Houston metropolitan area, while Loudoun County serves about 82,000 students. The school district made the announcement Monday afternoon.

In compliance with Texas law, the Clear Creek Independent School District’s Board of Trustees must wait a minimum of 21 days to make Williams’ appointment official. No start date for Williams in the Texas school system has been announced.

“Dr. Williams is a dedicated and passionate leader, and we will miss his service and advocacy for all students,” Loudoun County School Board Chair Brenda Sheridan said Monday in a statement. “He effectively promotes high

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What She’s Said About Leaving the ‘Erin Brockovich’ Lawyer

Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Erika Jayne announced on Tuesday that she and husband Tom Girardi, who was a lawyer in the case that inspired the movie Erin Brockovich, are getting a divorce.

Jayne confirmed the split to E! “This is not a step taken lightly or easily. I have great love and respect for Tom and for our years and the lives we built together,” she said in a statement obtained by Newsweek after saying that she’d decided to end the marriage.

“It is my absolute wish to proceed through this process with respect and with the privacy that both Tom and I deserved,” she also said in the statement. “I request others give us that privacy as well.”

She and Girardi have been married for 21 years. Girardi is Jayne’s second husband. The pair do not have any children together.

Girardi has been a lawyer for decades,

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Kuhlman & Marino: Public safety is threatened by many besieged police officers leaving their jobs

How would you like to work in a job that is currently under physical, political, and budgetary attack? Or better yet, show up to work and be told not to do your job and face the threat of criminal charges, firing, or both for carrying out your duties? 

Following the deaths of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd caused by police officers, this is the environment that law enforcement officers now find themselves in. It is the reality of working as a police officer in places like New York City, Seattle, Minneapolis and Portland, Ore. 

Every profession wants bad employees removed. Law enforcement is no exception. However, officers are now threatened with being fired and charged with crimes based on public outcries, and convicted by local political leaders and the public prior to receiving due process under law.

BLEXIT FOUNDER CANDACE OWENS ORGANIZES LAW AND ORDER WH EVENT, SAYS ‘MINORITIES DO

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Jill Duggar Hires Attorney To Recover Money From Reality Show After Leaving ‘Counting On’

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  • Jim Bob Duggar is the primary payee for “19 Kids and Counting” and “Counting On”
  • Jill Duggar struggled to get her pay from her TLC show 
  • “Counting On” was originally titled “Jill and Jessa: Counting On” 

Jill Duggar has been under the spotlight growing up, but she wasn’t paid for it. After “19 Kids and Counting” was axed, she and her sister Jessa stepped up and scored another reality show called “Counting On,” but she still had to hire a lawyer to get her pay from the show.

Jill and her husband Derick Dillard left “Counting On” three years ago. In a recent interview with People, the couple talked about their strained relationship with the Duggar family and what they did to recover some money from their show on TLC.

According to Jill, it was difficult for them to get their pay because her dad, Jim Duggar, is

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