IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser.

Chicago prosecutor Kim Foxx defends decision to drop Jussie Smollett charges

01:29

Foxx, the State's Attorney for Cook County, defended the decision not to prosecute Jussie Smollett in an op-ed. "For a variety of reasons, including public statements made about the evidence in this case, my office believed the likelihood of securing a conviction was not certain,” she wrote.