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Why charges dropped against Jussie Smollett still a mystery despite document dump by Kim Foxx's office

4 monthes ago   |   By Chicago Tribune

The emails between lawyers for Jussie Smollett and top officials with Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx's office started flying on the day the “Empire” actor was arraigned on sensational charges alleging he'd faked a racist and homophobic attack on himself. The correspondence continued for...
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Kim Foxx Worried Her Office Was Too Hard on Jussie Smollett, Messages Show

4 monthes ago   |   By NY Times

Chicago's top prosecutor continued to text colleagues about the Smollett case after delegating it to a deputy, records show. She questioned the number of charges.
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Kim Foxx's deputy didn't have authority to drop Smollett charges: emails

Kim Foxx's deputy didn't have authority to drop Smollett charges: emails

4 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

First Assistant State's Attorney Joseph Magats, the man who decided to drop 16 felony charges against Jussie Smollett, never had the legal authority to act in his boss Kim Foxx's stead, internal agency correspondence shows. A trove of documents obtained by
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Jussie Smollett update: Kim Foxx's texts and emails raise more questions about recusal

4 monthes ago   |   By ABC

Although Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx publicly recused herself from the Jussie Smollett case, she still sent to texts to lead prosecutors in charge, and an email from one of her supervisors raises further questions about her authority over the case.
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