NJ Spotlight News

Rittenhouse verdict reverberates in NJ

Clip: 11/22/2021 | 4m 3s | Video has closed captioning.

The acquittal last week of Kyle Rittenhouse -- who shot and killed two people in Kenosha, Wisconsin during civil unrest last year -- sparked widespread protests. In NJ, the acquittal is raising concerns about the quest for criminal and social justice reform in the state. Advocates worry about the precedent set by the verdict and what it means for New Jersey’s legislative and community efforts.

Aired: 11/22/21

Rating: NR

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