Judge to rule next week whether to open ‘Empire’ actor Jussie Smollett’s case to public

Chicago Sun-Times - 05-16


A Cook County judge on Thursday said he would rule next week whether to make files in “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett’s now dismissed criminal case public. When Smollett’s disorderly conduct charges were abruptly dropped in March, Judge Steven Watkins put a seal order on the records.