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Jussie Smollett pleads not guilty to charges stemming from alleged hate crime hoax

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Actor Jussie Smollett entered a plea of not guilty Thursday after being indicted on 16 felony counts of disorderly conduct for allegedly staging a hate crime and filing a false police report.
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Jussie Smollett pleads not guilty to disorderly conduct charges in arraignment Thursday

Jussie Smollett pleads not guilty to disorderly conduct charges in arraignment Thursday

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Actor Jussie Smollett returned to court in Chicago Thursday and entered in a not guilty plea to more than a dozen felony counts.
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Empire Actor Jussie Smollett Pleads Not Guilty to Charges of Lying to Police About Being Attacked

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Empire actor Jussie Smollett pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges accusing him of lying to the police about being the victim of a racist and homophobic attack in downtown Chicago a few weeks ago.
Lawyer Tina Glandian entered the plea on behalf of the 36-year-old actor during a hearing in Cook County Circuit Court after Judge Steven Watkins was assigned to oversee the case, including the trial.
Watkins granted Smollett's request to be allowed to meet with lawyers in New York and California, but said the actor must give the court at least 48 hours' prior notice. He scheduled the next...
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Jussie Smollett Pleads Not Guilty To Charges He Faked Brutal Attack Against Himself

Jussie Smollett Pleads Not Guilty To Charges He Faked Brutal Attack Against Himself

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The Empire actor's legal team entered the plea Thursday in Chicago, where he reported being attacked in January. Police say he faked the assault, though, and now he faces the prospect of prison time.
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Jussie Smollett to be arraigned on 16 counts of disorderly conduct

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"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett is scheduled to be arraigned Thursday morning on 16 counts of disorderly conduct for allegedly staging a phony attack and claiming he was the victim of a hate crime. Smollett is due in court at 9 a.m., where a judge will first be randomly assigned to preside over...
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Cameras allowed in courtroom as Jussie Smollett arraigned on 16 counts of disorderly conduct

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"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett will be arraigned Thursday morning on 16 counts of disorderly conduct for allegedly staging a phony attack - and cameras will be present to record the event. Smollett is due in court at 9 a.m., where a judge will be assigned to his case. The actor will then be arraigned...
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