Judge Expected To Rule On Bid To Unseal Court Records In Jussie Smollett CaseA Cook County judge is expected to rule today whether to unseal any of the court documents in the Jussie Smollett case. The records were sealed after prosecutors dropped disorderly conduct charges against the “Empire” actor in March.
Retired Judge Seeking Special Prosecutor In Jussie Smollett Case Files New MotionsThe former appeals court judge seeking a special prosecutor in the Jussie Smollett case has filed three new motions, in an effort to take her case to another new judge.
Judge To Hear Arguments In Efforts To Unseal Jussie Smollett Court RecordsA Cook County judge will hear arguments Thursday on requests to unseal court documents in the Jussie Smollett case, nearly two months after prosecutors dropped charges accusing him of orchestrating a hoax hate crime.
Request For Special Prosecutor In Smollett Case Transferred To Another JudgeRetired judge Sheila O’Brien is asking for a special prosecutor to investigate Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx's handling of the Jussie Smollett case.
Judge Delays Ruling On Petition To Recuse Himself From Request For Special Prosecutor In Jussie Smollett CaseBefore a Cook County judge could decide on a request to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate State’s Attorney Kim Foxx’s handling of the Jussie Smollett case, he was asked to recuse himself, because his son works for Foxx’s office.
Conflict Of Interest Problems Could Impact Foxx Hearing On ThursdayThe issue is set to be heard Thursday in front of the Honorable Leroy Martin Jr., the presiding judge of the Cook County Criminal Division. His son, Leroy Martin III is an Assistant State's Attorne, working under Kim Foxx since 2018.
Kim Foxx Opposes A Special Prosecutor Examining Her Office's Dismissal Of Jussie Smollett ChargesCook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx opposes the appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate her office’s dismissal of charges against Jussie Smollett.
Jussie Smollett Still Under Contract But Unlikely To Appear On 'Empire'Although he will still be under contract, Jussie Smollett will not likely appear in the next season of "Empire."
Osundairo Brothers Sue Jussie Smollett's Attorneys, Mark Geragos And Tina Glandian, For DefamationOla and Abel Osundairo, the brothers who were involved in the alleged hoax attack on Jussie Smollett, are suing two of the "Empire" actor's attorneys for defamation, accusing Mark Geragos and Tina Glandian of falsely accusing them of an actual hate crime.
Kim Foxx's Office Says Her Life Has Been Threatened In Wake Of Jussie Smollett Case Being DroppedCook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx has been threatened in a number of threats described by her office as "racially-charged."
Another Kim Foxx Staffer Resigns Amid Sussie Smollett FalloutWhile Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx is still dealing with the Jussie Smollett case aftermath, another one of her staffers has left.
County Commissioner: Kim Foxx Ignored Request To Appear Before Board Regarding Jussie Smollett CaseCook County Commissioner Sean Morrison says Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx ignored his request to appear before the board regarding the Jussie Smollett case.
Kim Foxx Erred In Appointing Deputy To Handle Jussie Smollett Case, Internal E-Mail RevealsAfter recusing herself from the Jussie Smollett criminal case, Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx should not have appointed her top deputy to act on her behalf.
Kim Foxx Asks Cook County Inspector General To Review Her Office's Handling Of Jussie Smollett CaseKim Foxx has asked the Cook County Inspector General to review her handling of the Jussie Smollett case, according to the state's attorney's office.
City Of Chicago Sues Jussie Smollett For Costs Related To Alleged AttackA City of Chicago attorney filed a lawsuit against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett to recoup money spent to investigate his claim of a racist and homophobic attack.