“There’s at all times analysis completed,” Peukert advised CNN. “It actually offers them [the defense] the additional advantage and confidence…what they’re presenting will resonate with a jury.”
Rittenhouse,18, is charged with 5 felonies: first-degree intentional murder, first-degree reckless murder, tried first-degree intentional murder and two counts of first-degree recklessly endangering security. Jurors are additionally capable of think about lesser offenses for 2 of the 5 counts.
If convicted on probably the most critical cost, Rittenhouse may face a compulsory sentence of life in jail.
Dimitrius has carried out the standard duties of a jury or trial marketing consultant and was employed 4 to 6 months in the past, Peukert stated.
“Her potential to learn a scenario, to suppose out of the field” is vital, Peukert stated, “to help the attorneys on how one can strategy” the case.
“No person likes to go in blind,” Peukert added.
CNN’s Eric Levenson and Brad Parks contributed to this report.