'Close to questioning evolution': Rittenhouse judge blasted for claim enlarged videos are 'so-called scientific evidence'

'Close to questioning evolution': Rittenhouse judge blasted for claim enlarged videos are 'so-called scientific evidence'
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The highly-controversial judge overseeing the Kyle Rittenhouse homicide case is once again under fire. Judge Bruce Schroeder last week took a good deal of time to debate whether or not zooming in on a video, say, enlarging it via hand motions as people do countless times a day, or by other means, means the evidence has been changed, something experts say is false.

On Monday, as he was instructing the jury, Judge Schroeder introduced his own personal bias into the issue, outraging the prosecution.

Prosecutors called the method used to zoom in on a video "a forensically-sound program used by a forensic analyst."

Schroeder then compared zooming in on a video to "so-called scientific evidence," introducing the "Daubert rule," as he called it (technically the "Daubert Standard," or the "Daubert Test.")

Legal experts and others are blasting Schroeder, especially, as some noted, all these details should have been agreed upon before beginning his instructions, with the jury out of the room.

Former federal prosecutor turned USA Today opinion columnist:


Univ. of Alabama law professor, MSNBC and NBC legal analyst, former federal prosecutor:

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