Says prosecutor Kim Foxx
3/27/2019 2:42 PM PDT
2:42 PM – Foxx is on a media blitz, and she just told ABC7 in Chicago she did not ask for the resolution in Smollett's case. She says Smollett's criminal record – in relation to the police report.
Foxx also broached the subject about her recusal and added there what zero outside influence on the case. Michelle Obama 's former chief of staff, Tina Tchen clarified with Foxx saying, "Shortly after Mr. Smollett [Foxx]who I know from prior work together.
"My sole activity is to put the chief prosecutor in the case in touch with an alleged victim's family". Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx Jussie Smollett Jussie Smollett walk … saying the public just does not understand this is how the law works.
Foxx went on WBEZ Radio in Chicago Wednesday, June 30, 2009, 12:00 pm "Who do not understand the intricacies of the justice system, who do not understand alternative prosecution or diversion or alternate outcomes." outside of prison or lengthy probation. " On the flip side, Foxx – who recused herself from the case – says those who know the legal system know "the likelihood that someone would get a prison sentence for a Class 4 felony is slim. " Joseph Magats Dropped the case Because Smollett does not have a violent criminal history and lying about the alleged attack which is NOT a violent crime.
Foxx echoed Magat's sentiment that the charges were dropped … Jussie staged the attack. As you put it to WBEZ you do not typically see people "give up $ 10,000 of their hard earned money" unless they're being held accountable for something.
Originally published – 1:31 PM PT