Tag: special prosecutor

Newly Appointed Special Prosecutor in the Jussie Smollett Case Will Reinvestigate the Actor’s Infamous Tale and the Saga That Followed

Jussie SmollettPhoto: Nuccio DiNuzzo (Getty) Talk about making a federal case out of something. A Chicago judge on Friday appointed a former U.S. attorney—a fed, y’all—as special prosecutor to investigate what one guesses should be referred to as “Jussie Smollett-gate.” Sigh. According to the Chicago Tribune, on Friday, Cook County Judge Michael Toomin appointed Dan […]

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Jussie Smollett Case Crusader Files Court Papers Challenging Fitness of Actor’s Lawyers

Jussie Smollett appearing at a court hearing in Chicago on March 14, 2019, with his attorney Tina GlandianPhoto: E. Jason Wambsgans-Pool (Getty) In a case that just won’t seem to die, lawyers for Jussie Smollett filed court papers Thursday to answer a charge that they are not legally allowed to practice in the state of […]

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The Saga Continues: Chicago Judge Orders Special Prosecutor Be Appointed in the Jussie Smollett Case

Jussie Smollett Photo: Nuccio DiNuzzo (Getty) Will the Jussie Smollett case ever end? A Chicago judge Friday ordered that a special prosecutor be appointed to look into how Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx and her office decided to drop all 16 misdemeanor charges against the actor over allegations he staged a homophobic and racist […]

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The Saga Continues: Chicago Judge Orders Special Prosecutor Be Appointed in the Jussie Smollett Case [Corrected]

Jussie Smollett Photo: Nuccio DiNuzzo (Getty) Will the Jussie Smollett case ever end? A Chicago judge Friday ordered that a special prosecutor be appointed to look into how Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx and her office decided to drop all 16 felony disorderly conduct charges against the actor over allegations he staged a homophobic […]

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