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Rittenhouse Verdict Flies in the Face of Legal Standards for Self-defense

The Wisconsin jury decision may portend a similar outcome in another high-profile case in Georgia, where three white men are on trial for the shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery after they claimed the Black man was a suspect in a rash of robberies. Like Rittenhouse, the three men claimed they were acting in self-defense.

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