See Local News
Get Balanced News From Your U.S. State.
See Local News
See all locals

Appeals court affirms conviction, sentence in Jussie Smollett case

Posted on AllSides December 1st, 2023
From The Center

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....

Read full story

AllSides Picks

More News about Arts And Entertainment from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right