R. Kelly’s Sexual Abuse Trial: Judge Allows Cameras In The Courtroom
Given R. Kelly's standing as a public determine, it is no surprise the lots have been following his trial with a watchful eye. With the disgraced singer going through ten counts of aggravated sexual abuse, a choose has deemed it fair play to open the doorways for digicam entry. During a listening to that transpired earlier in the present day, Cook County Associate Judge Lawrence Flood introduced that he'd be permitting cameras within the courtroom for all subsequent hearings. With the subsequent one set to transpire on March 22nd, anticipate loads of protection to floor in its wake.
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There is one caveat, nonetheless, forbidding any nonconsensual footage of Kelly's accusers. As of now, two of the accusers have already claimed they're unwilling to offer permission in that regard. As for Kelly, the self-proclaimed "Pied Piper" didn't attend court docket in the present day, although his lawyer was current in his stead. Kelly has pleaded not responsible to the aforementioned costs, and it needs to be fascinating to see how this one performs out.
On one other observe, Jussie Smollett's ongoing trial is transpiring on the identical courthouse, with a special choose pondering the benefit of digicam entry. Should he enable it, anticipate loads of footage from the Cook County superstar trials. Naturally, we'll hold you abreast as every respective trial develops.