Judge Bruce Schroeder, who’s overseeing the court case of Kyle Rittenhouse, responded to media criticism of himself while addressing the court on Wednesday. He also slammed the general coverage of the trial as “frightening.”
Schroeder noted reports critical of his pre-trial ruling barring the prosecution from referring to the men shot by Rittenhouse as “victims.” The judge noted that the ruling was not unusual at all when the client is claiming self-defense.
“How would you like to be put on trial for a crime and the judge introduced the case to the jury by introducing you as the defendant and the person who is accusing you as the ‘victim,’” Schroeder explained, according to The Daily Caller. “And then throughout the trial, have all the references to the complaining witness as being the