May 24, 2022

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Previous Rittenhouse attorney Pierce MIA from Jan. 6 insurrection conditions

The conditions against 17 of the additional than 500 folks charged in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol are on maintain immediately after their lawyer — who when represented Kenosha shooter Kyle Rittenhouse — has gone missing.

An affiliate instructed a judge that John M. Pierce was in an accident, then advised yet another judge that Pierce was in fact on a ventilator, hospitalized with COVID-19, in accordance to a recognize prosecutors filed in court docket in Washington, D.C., on Monday.

The observe, filed in the situation of Casey Cusick, stated it was to make guaranteed the court docket is mindful that it could acquire “any techniques it believes required to ensure the defendant’s legal rights are sufficiently shielded” although Pierce continues to be hospitalized.

It notes the U.S. Attorney’s Business in D.C. has had no contact with Pierce considering that Aug. 23, when he previous appeared for a listening to for one particular of his clientele.