Jussie Smollett Case to Be Investigated by Special Prosecutor

The prosecutor will be able to reopen the case if necessary.

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The Jussie Smollett case just won't go away. 

On Friday, a Chicago judge reportedly ordered that a special prosecutor be appointed to investigate the Empire actor's alleged staged hate crime. The prosecutors' decision to drop the felony charges against Smollett will also be investigated.

Chicago Tribune, USA TODAY, and CBS News are discussing the Jussie Smollett case.

"In a surprise move, a Cook County judge appointed a special prosecutor Friday to investigate the controversial decision to drop all charges against Jussie Smollett."

- Chicago Tribune

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