The shocking announcement that the 16 criminal charges previously made against the "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett had been dropped may have amplified many people's negative assumptions about the US criminal justice system, the federal publisher Ben suggested. Domenech Tuesday
Earlier in the day, Cook County (Ill.) Stated the State Attorney's Office that while Smollett was not released for allegedly having a hate crime, his case was rejected and the evidence remained sealed. In remarks to journalists, Smollett maintained his innocence, telling the world that he was "truthful" since day 1.
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"This is a situation that must harm your belief in the justice system," Domenech told the panel. "The truth is that in this context I believe in Chicago in the Illinois context that this is a kind of a fight between Kim Foxx, who had to recycle from his position at this state-of-the-art law office and the Chicago Police Department.
"I think it was clearly something that internal politics played a role here," he continued. "Remember that 18 people were killed with guns in Chicago during the time this study was conducted using resources that might otherwise have been [brought] carrying on that front."
Domenech added that Smollett could not be "out of the woods" just yet and pointed to the federal inquiry into the threatening letter he allegedly sent to himself.
Walter insisted that no one "should be surprised" that wealthy and well-related people "get away with things" the poor and unrelated people do not.
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Hilton experienced a connection between the Smollett case and Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russian investigation.
"Whatever the facts, people are invested in a story," Hilton said. "They will believe what they want to believe. There is a story they tell and they will stick to it, whatever the facts – and it has been enhanced by some of these details that have leaked over the period. 19659005] "As with Trump and Russia, whatever you saw in the Mueller report, people still believe all day long that the president was colliding. And then I think it speaks to the way people will believe whatever the facts. "