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Illinois appeals court upholds Jussie Smollett's disorderly conduct conviction

Posted on AllSides December 1st, 2023
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Jussie Smollett's appeal of his conviction in a hate crime hoax returned to court Tuesday with oral arguments beginning. The court's voted 2-1 in favor of upholding the conviction. The video in this story is from a previous report RELATED: Jussie Smollett back to work, making directorial debut after convicted for faking Chicago hate crime In 2021, the former "Empire" TV star was convicted of faking a racist and homophobic attack in 2019, and then, lying to police about it. His attorneys appealed that conviction, arguing that he should not...

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