Calling the ongoing dispute a “smear campaign,” Brown Holmes said she was “disappointed” that authorities have continued to question the Smollett decision by the Assistant State Attorney General to drop the case.
Smollett will forfeit his bond of $10,000 and do some community service as part of the case’s disposition. Officials include Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel and Police Superintendant Eddie Johnson have expressed outrage at the penalties after Smollett faced 16 felony counts.
“We are disappointed the local authorities have continued their campaign against Jussie Smollett after the charges against him have been dropped. The facts are clear. The Assistant State’s Attorney appeared in court and dismissed the charges. Mr.