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Appeals court affirms conviction, sentence in Jussie Smollett case

Posted on AllSides December 1st, 2023
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CHICAGO — An Illinois appeals court on Friday ruled that the sentence and conviction against Jussie Smollett should stand, turning another page in the years-old, infamous case. Smollett appeared in court in person in September as a panel of appellate judges fired questions at lawyers about about the 2019 hearing during which Cook County prosecutors dropped all charges against him, spurring at the time a firestorm of controversy as well as the eventual appointment of a special prosecutor. Javascript is required for you to be able to read premium content....

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