MATT MARGOLIS

Earlier this month, actor Jussie Smollett was indicted on six charges of disorderly conduct for filing false police reports claiming he was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack by Trump supporters last year. The indictment came after previous charges were inexplicably dropped by Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx. Smollett was presumably a free man who didn’t have to pay restitution to the city, which spent $130,000 in overtime on his case. But, his initial prosecution was deemed invalid by a judge and Dan Webb, a veteran attorney, was appointed to determine if he should face charges again. He was indicted by a grand jury on February 11 and expected to appear in court on Monday.

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