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City Of Chicago Files Lawsuit Against Jussie Smollett

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Published on April 12, 2019 - Duration: 00:52s

City Of Chicago Files Lawsuit Against Jussie Smollett

According to Newser, the city of Chicago filed a lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court on Thursday, which sues Jussie Smollett.

Smollett was cleared of charges that alleged that he staged a hate-crime based attack on himself and prosecutors dropped the 16 charges in March.

But the city is suing the Empire actor in a civil trial for the cost of investigating the attack it claims he staged.

The Chicago Sun-Times reports that civil trials have "a lower burden of proof.

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City Of Chicago Files Lawsuit Against Jussie Smollett

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