Skip to comments.Illinois Supreme Court declines to dismiss Jussie Smollett charges
Posted on 03/07/2020 12:28:42 PM PST by Oldeconomybuyer
The Illinois Supreme Court has rejected actor Jussie Smollett's request to dismiss a case in which he's accused of falsely reporting that he was a victim of a racist and homophobic attack near his Chicago home.
The court on Friday also refused to remove a special prosecutor who filed the charges.
Smollett, 37, pleaded not guilty last month to a six-count grand jury indictment in the case. After entering the not guilty pleas, Judge James Linn set bond at $20,000 and released the Empire actor on his own recognizance, ordering him to return to court March 18.
Smollett -- who is black and openly gay -- was indicted in February by a special grand jury that accused him of filing false police reports in connection with a January 2019 incident in which he said he was attacked by two white men who looped a noose around his neck and poured bleach on him after taunting him with racial and homophobic remarks.
In a case that divided the nation along lines of race and sexual orientation, police ultimately said the incident was a hoax and that Smollett staged the assault to bolster his career, and charged him with 16 counts of disorderly conduct. Those charges were dropped a month later in a controversial move by Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx.
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Just another case of a black man being oppressed by the white man’s justice system!
Juicy, go buy some rope and hang yourself in shame for what you have perpetrated on yourself. Do it in Shitcago.
Isn’t Juss up for a Nobel Peace Prize. Why not? Barry got one. No soup for you holmes.
How about the consolation prize...The Nobel POS prize. Don’t cry. Everybody get’s a trophy.
No, no, no, no!
I am so tired of seeing the press spell his name incorrectly and neglecting details about him.
Smollett — who is black and openly gay —
No, thats wrong.
Juicy Smooyay, is gay and he is black. Not just French.
This POS could have been done with community service (or jail) by now if he’d come clean, instead HOW much has this farce cost Chicago and the state of IL?
“POS could have been done with community service (or jail) by now if hed come clean, instead HOW much has this farce cost Chicago and the state of IL?”
Should have been sentenced to a year and served minimum of 10 months with an additional 50K fine.
I wonder what this clowns reaction would have been if the police hauled in two innocent suspects..
What would this d-bags reaction have been if hoards of blacks decided to burn down American cities?
This clown needs to go away for a long time.
What ever happened to the charge of this tool mailing fake Anthrax to himself?
"Today the following order was entered in the captioned case: Emergency motion by Movant to stay proceedings in the Circuit Court of Cook County, in case No. 20 CR 3050, pending disposition of motion for a supervisory order. Denied."
Order entered by the Court. Theis, J., took no part. Very truly yours, Clerk of the Supreme Court
This idiot faggot brought 100% of this upon himself
reap the consequences of your actions , asshole
Fake hate crimes are among the worst things that any human being can do
Bearing false witness is one of the most egregious sins and is pointed out in the Bible , as it has been going on for millennia
The upside of the thug Jussie Smollett’s case is the number of fake hate crimes has dropped.
Does Illinois have the death penalty?
Does Illinois have the death penalty?
If you have the misfortune to live here, they will tax you to death.
If you actually pay any taxes.
I’m looking into removing the toilets from the house, the current real estate tax is 7k+, if Big Boy knocked off $331k, that would cover the tax bill for most of my neighborhood.
The Nobel POS prize.
For the record, he is one-half black and one-half jewish.
You didn’t get it.
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