Status hearing held on Chicago's lawsuit against Jussie Smollett

A federal judge hearing the city of Chicago's lawsuit against Jussie Smollett says she'll rule on the actor's request to toss the suit in October.
1:13 | 08/20/19

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We have filed a motion to dismiss the complaint the city filed. The city will have an opportunity. To respond to that complaint and then we will file a reply. The judge set a briefing scheduled today we a status hearing. Just to check on sort of what the status of the case was how would proceed forward. We also filed a status report which laid out what if the case is dismissed. We intend to take discovery or proceed with the matter. Once the judge rules on the motion to dismiss we'll decide how we go that's what occurred today. It in the motion dismiss Wi we can clearly laid out that. Number one in its two basic issues which is why this causation kids you know. Taking with the city says they don't tie together all what they allege of the facts which obviously my client disputes with the Bob cause for over. Which is why would be overturning her persons using differently in different ships in the life. And we believe they have these intertwined it tied together in order to see the relief. The actual allegations of the night that that's our response rat we'll see of the city response they have responded to leave on Monday.

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