The bizarre Jussie Smollett case takes yet another strange twist

Posted on AllSides June 22nd, 2019
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The prosecution of Jussie Smollett — a small-time felony case that has grown only more bizarre seemingly with each passing week — may have taken its strangest twist yet on Friday.

In a blistering and somewhat unexpected ruling, a veteran Cook County judge ordered a special prosecutor appointed to re-investigate the circumstances of the onetime “Empire” actor’s alleged hoax attack on a frigid January night in downtown Chicago.

In doing so, Judge Michael Toomin blasted State’s Attorney Kim Foxx’s handling of the prosecution, saying her botched decision to appoint her...

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